The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 7, 1946
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an BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1946 Assault Holds faakness Odds TODAY'S SFORT Mississippian Mam Cog In Boston's Pennant Prospects Memphis Loses To Crackers Winner to Face Tough Opposition for Higher Stakes. •y JOHN LANIrON IMto* rms Sports WriUr BALTIMORE, May 7. (U.P.J — A«*ult, who gave 16 other horses .a "Jwt-fopt" lu winning the Kfii- tueky Derby, became a probable odd»-on favorite today to repent hi* ^performance against n reduced By OSCAK FKALEV Ihilfril Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, May 7. <UPi—Dave diooi Fcrrlss, a Mil, I'urly-Imli'ccl guy from Mississippi, was well on his »'»y today toward proving Ihrcc items which rnl|>hl mean Hie American League pennant to the Hoston Red Sox. They wore: 1. That baseball's "sopliotnore jinx" is !i bunch of hnkuiu. 2. That all of the tsome's wartime wonders weren't simply Jilo])of about 10 starters In Sal- gaps. uretey's 56th renewal of the Preak- 3. And that 76 cents spent wisely Stakes, nmy do more than millions spent 7t>e Texas colt, an eight-lcngtH wc i|. winner at Louisville, was expected pcn . lss , s l|w Bosox ,,,(<.],,,,. thoy to to against, at least four of Ilia JlB( , (nbbcci . (s ll]c J||lx . s vjc(im fnr same horses he met there, but lie , php cnsllll i ly Iast s( .. ls(m wns f*ki probably will be augmented Vo , se , lc o , u , c ol , 1]Us S(( , )0 , v by- several others which didn t, jt w . ls (0 ])( , (ne 0( , 1C| . lci , |;(|( , w »,, compete in the Derby. ] t , fl po i lU( , d nt Pe ,,lss be- The Marland Jockey Club made i of hjs s! , llsBtlol , nl tre sli,nan tt extremely appealing ofr eg bo, co ()f Ul( , , owners to go out after the Pimlico goW by announcing that tta i,nze £ nsll)m , purse .would exceed $140.000 for v the richest turf plii'm in American history If as many as 10 horses go postward. In addition lo Assault, owned by the King Ranch and trained bv IKax Hirsch, the other cliylblc-s from the Derby were Mrs. Ellzn- whicli caused his discliurRe struck again, nut even so he wound 111 with a 21-10 record. Thai did It they said. He was sure lo bfi tin sophomore victim. But in his third try, Fcrrlss tossci beth (Arden) Qraliam's Lord Boswell and Knockdown, the Foxcatcher Farms 1 Hampdcn, A. C. Ernst's Alamond, Robert Uvic's Murinc Victory and R. S. Mc- L*ughlui's Canadian-bred Wee Ad- jnlral. The rest of the field was expected to include Bomar Stables Billy Bumps, William (Golden Orek) Hells' Phidias, Cedar FSrms' Lovemcnow, Walter M. Jeffords Natchez. Wheatly Farms' MUleader, Mrs. George D. Wide- tier's Out ot the Blue, and E. V. Taylor's Windfields. rAll of these.horses are quartered at Pimlico and are working out with two of them, Lovemouow and Natchez, overnight entries in today's six furlong $5.000 acldrn survivor Stakes. How well they do in that sprint rimy determine whether they will go against, the classier company in the mile a ncl three-sixteenths Prcnkncss. six-hit shutout ngnlnst the A's for a 7-0 triumph mid came back with a four-hitler to dust ull the TlKors. Then, yostcrctay. big Boo turned the St. Ixnils Browns, 7 lo 5. but it only mndc his performance more Impressive as lie stayed n there and finally won out. 'The credit goes lo the team, of course," Dave declared modestly. Tiic wny that Dnsn DiManKlo. Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky and all the others are hitting Is the icnl reason why wr/ie winning." But Die rest of the team—and •Ivnl batters—will toll you Hint the Red Sox are slayhu; ili:lil there on top on the merits of their tossing loo, and one of the liest is Fcrrlss. And with the record to rtiil Ihrcc wins and no losses. Boo !ig- ures to blast that "Jinx!" If he can accomplish tills feat Fcrriss naturally will be takiim care of the second plank In his Ihree-way program. Many crttk'S held last season that lie simply was good against a bunch of broken- down old timers anil youngsters lining the gaps until the stars cuiiie marching home. When the big guns came back, they said, Fen'lss would J» lucky to last in the higher minors. Well, lie's still, in there, and doing mighty fine 1 at the 'moment. Good euou^U to tickle the fuucy and raise the hopes of owner Tom i Yawkey. the Millionaire who is friendly enough to be a poor man. Tom .spent rnnntrl, to pauperi/e an ordinary millionaire in trying to get the talent to win the American League pennant, which makes it Setback Puts Pelicans In Tie for Top Post In Southern League. By IIAKOl.D FOKKMAN United Press Siwrt.s Writer ATLANTA, Oil.. May 7. (UP) — New Orleans climbed back into a first place tic with Memphis Tues- etav but It took an assist from the sturdy riljl\t arm of Atlanta's Bill Aycrs to do It. Aycrs pitched one ot the greatest games turned In thus far this Mason nlBht In Atlanta as he fashioned a net three-lilt masterpiece te> shut-out Memphis 1-0, while the Pelicans battled 10 innliiRs before llnally edging Chattanooga, 5-4. The Crackers shoved over a lone run In the thtvd Inning and that was all the Atlanta ace had to work on. But It proved to be nil he ne:ceied :is hts mates backed him up with aiMOSt air-tight support. how cheaply he got Fcrrlss. Atlanta collected eight hits off 'Rlnudijc Abernathy, who hurled the first seven Innings for Memphis, and his successor, Homer ' '(iiilns. The Atlanta win moved the Crackers up Into third place In the Southern Association stand- K! " i*th Innlnr Thriller At New Orleans, the Chattanooga lookouts broke a 3-3 tie by shoving across » run .In the top half of the 10th Inning l)ut the Pelicans came right back with two In the bottom half to win the game. Curtis Johnson, who relieved Jim Shea In the 9th, received credit for the win. Hal Tooncs went the route for the Lpok- ouls, Hiving up only nine hits while his mates collected 13 off the combined oflcrings ot Shea and Johnson. At Mobile, the cellar-dwelling Bcnrs outlasted the Nashville Vols to win a fi-4 game. Paul Mlnncr came to the rescue of Lee Pfund in tin- 9th after one Vol run was across anel slaved off a last minute threat Pfund, who received credit for the win, gave up nine hits while the Bears collected 10 off southpatt Dutch McCall of the Vol.s who pitched the entire game for the losers The Little Rock at Birmingham gnme was postponed because of rain The same clubs meet again to rtny, with Memphis at Atlanta; Lit tic Rock nt Birmingham; Chat He had a right time of it. too. «lv-| SCC111 , lke po ,. t i c justice considering ing up three runs In the 'Take this !>oy," wired farm club Manager Nemo IjClbold of Louisville. "Okay," the rtcd Sox replied. That simply they got Fcrrlss. who eats Ice cream alter ench victory. And if he'll Just keep going as lie Is now. Yawkey will be mighty glad to buy him all the custard he tun cut. H would be a mighty sweet way to win that long-sought pennant. tnnooga at New Orleans, and Nash ville at Mobile. West Palm Beach Fla. has ere aterl a Commission on Housin facts anei fjonls to study its housin murket in the manner expert bust ness teams analyze market Irene for merchandise items. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Memphis 14 8 .63fi New Orleans 14 8 .636 Chattanooga 12 10 .545 Atlanta 13 10 .505 xNashvllle . 9 10 .474 tttle Rock 9 10 .474 irmiiiKham 1 13 .350 Mobile 0 15 .28(1 x—Night games. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Joston 17 3 .350 York 14 6 .10'.) Jctrolt 9 10 .414 I Louis 8 10 .444 Chicago 7 9 .43S' Washington 7 9 .43^11 Cleveland 5 11 .313 'hiladelphia S 14 .263 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Brooklyn 10 6 .625 31. Louis 10 6 .025 Boston 8 6 .571 3hlcngo 0 9 .500 Pittsburgh 9 9 .500 New York 8 0 .471 inclnnati 7 9 .«8 Philadelphia 5 12 .294 'I oclay's Games SOUTIIKRN LK\C,VK •Memphis at Atlanta, night. Lillle Rock at Birmingham, night, Nashville at Mobile, night. Chattanooga at N. Orleans, nlghl AMERICAN I.KAUUU Chicago at New York. SI. IjOuls at Boston. Detroit at Philadelphia. Cleveland at, Washington. NATIONAL I.KAGUK Brooklyn al Pittsburgh. New York at clnclmm'l. Philadelphia at Chicago. Boston al St. Louis, night. The International City Managers Assn. reported thai over fiOO public works projects will be started l*y 3C9 .small cities this year. Read Courier News Want Ads Yesterday's. Results SOUTIIKRN LEAGUE Atlanta 1, Memphis 0. Little Rock al Birmingham, rain. New Orloans 5, Chattanooga 4. Mobile 5, Nashville 4. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 2, New York 1. Boston 7-5, St. Louis 5-4. Detroit 3, Philadelphia 1. Washington 7. Cleveland NATIONAL LKAGUF. Open date. Fight Promoter Dies NEW YORK. May 7. (UP)—James J. Johnston, 70, veteran fight promoter and manager, died suddenly at his home early today of f heart, ailment. For years he hiu been one of boxing's most, colovfu figures. JohnMon, former malch- nv.ikcr at Madison Square Garden promoter at various ball parks, am manager of hundreds of fighters- including heavyweight challenger Bob Pastor ami Big Abe Simon- was preparing to begin promotin :<t Ebbels Field. Brooklyn. ne\ months in opposition to Mike Jacobs. BEAUTY CLINIC Margaret Dwn Smith, Owner j 1111 ram Bld(. Phone 5114 CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" Wftt-k Days: gtarti at 7 p. K. 4. Tuesday RUDDY NITE l r w lo All 'CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY' with <;ene Kelly and Dcanna nurbiii Also Comedy Read Courier News Wnnt Ads, p-t (ius/itUy too [n Moiolinp. ijit 1 ;. Aids lieaUnK — EOClb -linn 10 minor tjui s. HisbesKluttilj. Y Player Raids Charged to Mexican Club 'NEW YORK, May 1. (U.P.) President Larry MacPhnil of the Yankees was joined today by Branch.Rickey, toss of the Brooklyn Dodgers, in using court nction as a means of attempting to stor raids against their clubs by Ihi. prosperous and ambitions Mexicai While MacPhail sought a ner- manent injunction today againsi Mexican League President ,101-30 Patquel and five-alleged associates in special secclons of the state Supreme Court. Rickey in St. Louis ob- i Pasqxicl broth er* Bnai-'ojtperS'Uroifi' (itt*cW>P,ting'.Ko lure Dodger players to the Latin .Rickey's aitorhcy also fllcrt a petition in federal court, asking the court to determine how mui'h the Dodgers had been damaged the loss of catcher Mickey and outfielder Luis Olmo Mexican League and to as- the defendants for that, •mount. MacPhail named Jorge Pasquet; vice-president of the league. Bernardo Pasquel, who is in New York 011 business; sports writer Claire (Rud) Rennic of the New York Herald Tribune, Mario Lou- sac, a business associate of the Pasquel brothers; John Ober. a columnist for a sports publication. and Carlos Baz. a travel apent, in the temporary restraining order, «hlch he seeks to have made permanent. Pasquel Unconcerned MEXICO CITY, May 7. (U.VO — President Jorge Pasquel of the Mexican League was unconcerned todj^y over legal action by in?, jor league club president Larr> MacPhail of the New York Yankees and Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who seek to restrain htm from further player raids. A clock and a sundial will agre; exactly only four times a year. The star-time which clocks show dors not correspond exactly with the Bun-time of the sund'al. Loct REPLACED 'We have just Installed the latest machine to make Keys. I And we carry a complete stock j of bUnks. When you need an extra Key, sec vt. BUN HEATH ft Hone Supply 8X8 41$ W. Main Wednesday & Thursday IKHJlil.K FKAT1JKK "NINE GIRLS" ullh Ann Hunting, Kvelyn Keytti " STARS ON PARADE" with I-iirrj- Turks :uiH Jean Hubert Also Short New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVEHY NIGHT Matinee Saturday ifc Sunday T—sday —B/.::;:AIN NIGHT— < 5trr:;yo Impersonation v.'.li Brenrin Marshall and William Gargan 1'I.US SEKIAL and COMEDY ,<j! Admission lOc and Ho Wednesday & Thursday "Return of Frank James" Starring Henry Fonda NEWS AND COMEDY RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens nt 7:00; Picture starts at 7:15. TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY Blytheville American Legion Juniors vs. Jonesboro Juniors At Mississippi County Fairground Park Wednesday, May 8th, 3:00 p.m. KA N*QW TCTOKtlOxl k CROSBY SCHEDU LE Wednesday Wednesday Sunday Sunday Sunday Wednesday Sunday Wednesday Sunday Thursday Sunday May 8th May 15th May 19th May 26th June 2nd June 5th June 9th June 19th June 30th July 4th July 14th Jonesboro Osccola Manila Jonesboro Osccola Manila Lcpanto Jonesboro Jonesboro Osccola Lcpanto Here Hero There There There Here Here Here There There There ROSTER OF PLAYERS Infielders: Slanbcrry Smilh Wixon Calchvcll Vrilchard Kooncc Gales Ca Ichors: Friend Outfielders: Hood Allen Lutes Phillips Wilson 1'itchcrs: Bradley McLcod. Prucll Workman Ltovd Let's alt back the American Legion Junior Baseball Team 100 percent. Be at the Mississippi County- Fairgrounds Wednesday afternoon and cheer them on to victory. They need your support. This team is made up of Blythe- vile boys 16 years of age or under. They're our'boys so let's be there Wednesday afternoon and help them beat Jonesboro. The Bells ofStMaiys NRY TRAVtRi • W1U1AM OA«C»M , Produced cr«J Dlretred by ItO *AtCA»Tf .?' S^ | "'""r.'.^'-^7.o'. s .tr^" K ''"x (< .w This Space Donated By the Followinq Public Spirited Blytheville Firms: Meads Clothing Co. Floyd White Shoe Store Delta Implements Joe Atkins Machine Shop Courier News Blytheville Water Co. David Real Estate and In- Liberty Cash Grocery vestment Co. Wade Furniture Company Harts Bakery T. I. Seay Motor Company Ark-Mo Power Company R. D. Hughes & Company Rothrock Drug Company City Super Market Chamblin Sales Company Lee Motor Co. Open T; Starts 7:3fl p.m. AIR CONDITIONEn Tuesday PAL NITE 'Danny Boy' M;irin<- Hero of the K-!) Corps, /<•, A Wonderful Doff Piclure Robert "Buny" H«nry Raljih Lewis Serial: "The Monster ,fc the Ape" Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday Salome, Where She Danced (In Technicolor) Yvonne DeCarlo, Hot! Cameron, David Rrucc News of the Day Also Shorts

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