The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1949 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 21, 1949
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*AQB TEW (ABK.V COUKTEB NEWS THURSDAY, APHTL 81, 194i Feller Benched For Week W/f/7 Pulled Muscle John Grotto's Gram/ Slammer Gives Tigers 5-2 Edge Over Chicago; Bums Nip Giants 6-2 By Jack llrmil (Associated I'rcss S|i(irls Writer) Johnny Grotli looks like the holiest rookie to hit I lie majors since Joe DiMaggio, Ted Willinms and Sinn Musinl. Sure, it's tan parly to lell. Two clays don't iiiako a season or a career. But vhRt a two days, this 22-s'ear-old Dc-lioH freshman had. Three home runs, five hits and seven rutii. batted in. Thiit's a flashy iliowlPg that needs take a back seat to nobody. Groth exploded a chorus of liur-t rahs Tuesday with two homers of.' Chicago's Al Gettel. Thai overshadowed HiU.Newhouser's line thice- hitter. Yesterday he almost blotted out Virgil Trucks' ioui-hitler with a grant* slam homer that save Detroit a 5-2 edge over the While Sox. Randy Gumnert, the ex-Yankee, held a 2-1 lead in the last of the eighth when he last his stuff. A '.valk to Aaron-Robinson loaded tho c Gumpert threw two widr pitches to Groth before he Rot one over. Goth hit it 380 feet into the left centerfield stands to clean the tmse.5. Earlier Goth drove In a mn with a double. llrnrich Homers An oldtimer did the honors for the New York Yankees in (heir 3-9 second straight win ovc: Washington. Tommy Henricli. one of the fes r genuine Yanks stil! able to play snapped a scoreless duel between Vic Rnsclv. and Paul Calvert with i fo'irth-inning homer. It was IIL secoi-.d of the year. Ills first ac- :om.t!ng lor the Yanks' oncnin™ iriv success. : Joe McCarthy's Boston Rert Sox '. were beaten by the Philadelphia V.s foi the second .straight day. 1-2 in 10 innings. Cleveland knocked out three pi'.- ; :hcr.i in thumping llir St. Ixiuis Browns. 1-3. It was the lira! victory lor thi. world champs with Bob Leinon, R 20-pame winner in '-18. (joint: ; have a i t'riuTcnce of ill the way despite homers by Dick j inter in Ihe si-a.son. Koko« and rookie Jack Graluun. I Feller's arm pained him in the Karl Drews was the loit'r. : season npener heic Tur.schiv and he - Safe at Third ST. S.OU1R. April 21. Feller, the Cleveland Ini! ing star, ha. 1 a jliillcd musck and \vill he oul foj- ;U IcrtM a Dr. Hubert 1 in piich- shnijlrlrr if action \vf ( f Hyluiicl imlrd si riiihst in the lield of Hlhh'lie Mir- g r r y. examined I-'eller yi-Mcn anri recommended "a work of abs ihne rrsl," 'He has a pull- ret mil so] P in Ihe b-H 1- of his right Sports Roundup by Hush Fuller-ton, Jr. NKW YORK, April 21— </?)— You'd hufdly recognize the Washington Senators these days except, Ijy the spot the experts arc award- Ing them En the pre-scasou prcclu lions. , . And even that Ss okay with Manager Joe Kuhel, he says. Joe professes to approve those seventh and eighth place forecast because they'll make him look good if he can move the club up couple of notches. . . For anyone who hasn't seen the club lot couple or years, the only familiar faces arc Al Kvans, Eddie Yost Buddy Lewis and, of course, a feu pitchers. . . Lewis, you remember retired last year but Kuhel .siy Buddy isn't having trouble making a comeback because "he's a naturn )iltier.", , . As for the pitchers the less said about them the beLtei but they're recovering from var Ions ailments, . . RiRhl now Joe I high on a lean, be.spectlcd fltnge named Psiul Calverl because h- looked so good in the Cuban Leas ue last winter. . . Maybe that ex plains thnsn predictions. n<ldic Yost, i7), WEi.shington Lhlrd hnsiunan, takes suit] Hank Mnjeski, Athletics Ihird baseman is sufe R a throw too late, third In second of o])enin^ al Washington. Majcviki on a .single by Early and a Bird i Chapman, Philadelphia center fielder. (AP Wirephoto.) liancier irpni led injury of thi.s type icr-r. Ho may uticii mcnts after he co tot- llvliuul Miiri. The i'liih MIIUCOII i of (ho St. I/mis I C;mliiKits sn id j tin 1 vptei'sin iii:ht- ! it -IMS Mio first iti liis loiiy c-a- . uo x-rny tsTnl-. iJletes his rest. HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL I.KAOUE: DvH-lur Hyhind s»irl. Dot-tor llyland could]] 1 ! say whether the hiKh-salRried nto. EM murlit the trouble lirooklyn . CincimirUL Boston Pittsburgh Chicago PbSliKlclphin SI. Louis , New York W. . 2 . 1 . 3 . 1 . 1 . 1 . 0 . 0 L. Pet. 0 1.000 0 1.0(10 ,150 .500 ,500 .250 .tiou Red Hot Rocks Drub Memphis For Fifth Time Puddm' Heart Jon PA. the Phtla- ielphia Phillies rookie hot shot, out! lied a modern major league record n-Ith four doubles, but couldn't teep the Phils from lositiR to the Boston Brr.ves, 6-5. Bil! Nicholson >f the Phils and Earl Torppson of Ihe Braves homered in a frre-hit- '-.tng contest that saw reliefer Nel.s ' Potter take his second win ot the leason Jim Konslanty, the Phils' sew mopper-uppcr. lost. Bums Rump (Hants The speedy Brooklyn Dodgers talked io victory against the New 7ork Giant.s. 6-2. Loser Sheldon ' lones gave only one hit before ho •raj replaced in (lie fourth but he vnlked seven and wild pitched twice. Despite a home run ball to Sid Sordon Ralph Branca was in chaw ill the way. scattering four Giant , jit.v Top National League pitching cf- V)rt came from Chicago's Bob Rush, ihe. 23-year-old sophomore, who thut out Pitlibnreh. 4-0 Murrv Dickson, the ex-Cardinal whose sale io the Plrate.s prompted such an iproar fern Manager Eddie Dyer ind h'.s players, was nicked for. all Ihe runs in his six-inning stay. St. lyniis and Cincinnati were not rhtdulen. replaced nt the end of the scc- irmitiE*. The Prcnvns bout the New York Detroit . AMKFUCAX I.KACUK W. L. PcL 1.000 Indians 5-1 and Feller was charged] Philadelphia with the Inss. Feller gave up only one hil. a I rink-, hut \valkn<l three men hi his twn-iniiing sllnt. St. Louis Cleveland WiishiiiRlo Hnslon . Chicago . Women Only By Tli P Associ a f cil Press LilUe flock's Traveler. 1 ; look their fifth straight victory over Memphis last night to strengthen their lead in the Southern Association. The .OCH) score thi.s time was 7-4. For n brief time, the Chirks were in the lead by one run, but the Travs evened thr scorn in the fourth, broke loose with four rims 1.000 ni the sixth and tallied a sain in .557 the seventh and eighth innings. .500 Hugh Mulcahy, on the mount] .500 for the Chicks, pave 13 hits, and nil seven runs in eight innings. .000 1 RiRhl bander Charlie Oiddens be- Haii-[UisliiK T;iil Near East, a threc-year-otd fill scheduled to race at Jamaica Saturday, likely will be decked out with a "tail toupee" when .she ROP.S to the post. , . Secm.s thai of an infection, she lost her own hirsute appendage and trainer .Jimmy Hnstie had a false tail matin so .she wouldn't look so strange. . Now if Jimmy would fix up a nose fal.sie. Lhe nag might be worth a two-buck bet. Siiorts Before Your Eyes Alan Thompson. Iowa state's star backstroke swimmer, has been awarded the Atomic Energy Commission's prc-doctoral research fellowship in the biological sciences. Good thing he doesn't have to take t hose heavy words 3]Ho the pon) that is, unless he swims in heavy water. . , After L\ike Appling looked over the youthful White Sox aspirants in training camp, he remarked: "I'm glad I won't be 40 for four or five more years." Cleaning The Cuff When Horace Rawlins won the Porker Net-men Lose to Tulsa; Golfers in Texas I'AYEITEVILLE, Ark, April 21. M'j—Arkansas has lost another tennis meet, but the Ra/orbacks salvaged two matches—more than they've won In any previous meet this year. Tulsa University beat the Arkansas nctters, 5-2, here yesterday. Joe Adams won his singles match for Arkansas, and Dabbs Sullivan and Pat Dodge won their doubles match. Meanwhile, Four Arkansas goH- ers were en route to Texas. They will play Rice Institute tomorrow and Texas A. and M. Monday. The four arc Herman Styles, James Mosley, Welling Eisenmann and Waller Marks. Named for ll*r Big Bertha, the German gun used to shell Paris during World War :, was nicknamed for Frail Bertha von Bohlen, head of the Krupp family, according to the Encyclopedia Biitanpica. BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEALB£ Sliuw Starts Weekday! 1:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: ContlllUOU» • howing from 1:00 p.m. Dial Opens 6:45—Slarls 7:15 Getting; m early clianncl bass fishinc. Mrs, AUm Glen of Milwaukee proudly exhibits n 49- pounder at Nags Head, N. C. Mrs. Ulrn ;uui her parly reeled in seven in one morning's fishing. State, Ouachita Divide Two; Tech Tips Magnolia H>- Tin- Assncialfd Press Ouacliita and Arkansas State divided a double-header, and league- leading Arkansas Tech won a single game in Arkansas Intercollegiate ..Conference baseball play yesterday. Ouachita defealed Slate, 6-5. in Last Time Today "MERTQN OF THE MOVIES" Red Skellon Virginia O'Brien Also Shorts Last Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) "DANIEL BOONE" wllh. George O'Brirn Heather Angel, a nit John Cirradlna 'THE OTHER LOVE" with Barbara Stanwyck and David Niven Alsn Short Friday & Saturday 'Sage Brush Trail" .Tohn Wayne Scrhil: Chapter 6 of "REX & IUXTV" .000 SOliTIIKItN l.KAOUK W. L. Dotes Set ior first A/C Womens Tennis Meet ARKADELPHIA, Ark,. April 21— VPj—The Arkansa;? Tnter- lollegiate tennis nialchrs for \vo- nen will be played here May 6-7. Bob Cowan, director ot physical wiucatlon at Ouachita CnUcgc. said tour schools already have entered teams. They are Ouachiia. Henderson State Teachei-5, Kcndrtx and Ark- insas Slate Teachers. Little Rock ind Texarkana Junior Colleges also may compete. Arkansas State. Arkansas Collrpe. College of the Oznrks and Avkanpa? Tech have said definitely they will dot participate, Cowan paid. Kadin tn Fljfht Snow HARRISBITRG — Pennsylvania will equip 16 additional counties R'ith radios for .snowplowmc; operations this winter. The radio equipment will be used for assigning trucks and plows to heavily driH- ?tl roads and handing nut up-ti>- | the minute weather and progress reports. [Jttle Rock ,. Nashville . .. Birmingham New Orleans Atlanta nbile 5 3 2 '2 2 2 2 em pit is 0 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LfcAGUi: Brooklyn 6. New York 2. Boston 6. Philadelphia 5. Chicago 4 .Pittsburgh 0. Only games scheduled. came the fifth Traveler mounds- man to go Ihe route. He kept 11 nils fairly well scattered. Only 1.500 were on hand to see the pre-sea.son pennant favorites lose again. The Chattanooga Lookouts whipped the Nashville Vols 8-G. The Mobile Bears and the New Orleans Pelicans hart their game postponed .400 .000 first "official 11 U.S. Open golf the first control at Arkadelphin. championship in 1895, his prize wns State came back to win the sevcn- $200—and the committee took back i S50 to have a mcrta! struck off. This year's winner probably w give his caddy more than that. inning second panic. 5-4. Tech defeated Magnolia A. and M., 8-5, at Magnolia. It is believed I hot warm blooded animals originated in the Permian period of ReokiRv. Durinp World War II, the U.S. Shipbuilding industry was the largest single user of steel in the country. ham Barons and the Atlanta Crackers took a rest. Paul Mauldin, Tookic Tilbert and Floyd Fogg hit homers for the Vois, but those blows weren't enough, vngcl Deltas stood out in the Look- nit batting line-up, hitting four for our. Babe Ellis was the only Look- iuL who didn't get a hit. Friday & Saturday (DOUBLE FKATURK) "TRAIL DUST" uilh William Boytt as "Hopalong Cassidy** and George "Gabby" Hayes A M V. K I CAN LEA G LI F, N'evr York 3, Washington 0. Philadelphia 3, Boston 2 110 in- illRSl. Detroit 5. Chicago 2. Cleveland T, St. Louis 3. SOUTHERN LEAGI1K ChntinnoogB 8, Nashville 6. Little Rock 7, Tviemphis 4. Mobile at New Orleans, postponed. Only games scheduled. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Nc\v York at Brooklyn, St. Louis at Cincinnati. Pittsburgh at Chicago. (Only games scheduled). AMKKICAN LEAGUE Washington at New York. Boston at Philadelphia. Cleveland nl.St. Louis. Chicago at Detroit. SOUTHERN LEAGUE I.ittlr Rock at Memphis. Birmingham at- Atlanta, Chattannoga at Nashville. Mobile at New Orleans <2). State Lumber Dealers Convene in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK. April 21—(>TV~ The Arkansas Association of Lumber Dealers opened iU 45th annual convention here yesterday. Speakers on the two day program include: ! Melvin H. Baker. Buffalo, N. Y.. president of the National Gypsum Company; Ted R. Armstrong, St. Louis, vice president of the Huttig j Sash- and Door Company, and M F. O'Neill of Akron, O.. director of | public relations of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. NOTICE, MEN! I have moved my shop Io the Losi Boy Barber Shop on Highway IS. 1 invite all my old customers to call on me at this new address. J HAIRCUTS 50* Burl Davidson RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Lust Time Today "RIMFIRE" with James Millican anil Mary Beth Hughes News ami Short "LAND RUSH" with Charles Starrelt and Smiley Burnett a Serial: "Chick Carter, Pelecllve," No. 10 Also Cartoon NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sondaj Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showinj Manila, Ark. Shows EVEKS NIGHT Friday and Saturday "OUTLAW COUNTRY' with Lash LaRue and Fuzzy St. John Cartoon A 4th Chapter of "Lost Jungle" Last Time Today ONE TOUCH OF VENUS with AYR Gardner and Dick Haymes Also Short Read Courier News Want Ads Pal Miller is about Io ]and n trout ,m wcll-s(ockrct Nccl's Ctfok in western N. C. Novices nnri rxprit?. .ilikp. fish in stream j n Ml, M i lc ho 11 C I,i tn e Re f n gr, reserved exclusively for women. LEACHVILLE , ARKANSAS. 3 DAY SPECIAL! Friday "They Drive by Night' with Fmlyn Williams Also Short Saturday 'Fighting Mustangs" with Carson Also Short HEATRE OSCEOLA r OUR FRIENDLY THEATRE HOT Office Opens at 1 Week Nights Matinee Siitunlay & Sunday 2 p.m. with cnntinuous showing. 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Open 24 Hours Daily Broadway and Chickasawba Phone 4422 Last Time Today "HIRED WIFE" Rosalind Russell Virginia IJriirc Warner News «V Shorts Fndiiy & Saturday "LAW OF THE LASH" l,nsh T,;iR[[e. Fu7.zy SI. Jolin Serial: Cliajiter 3 of "REX AND RINTY" RESCRIPTION SERVICE $' or more trade in allowance on your old washer, regard- ess of make or condition, on a new BENDIX Automatic Washer This Is Your Chance for Real Savings—Come in Today HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Co. D.P.L. No. 15 COTTON SEED Delimed, Treated And Sacked R5 r r, Germination 1 year from Station A TON OR A CARLOAD Also Good ALFALFA HAY For Sale Magers & Gill Bell. Ark. Phone 227Z FARMERS LOANS ,£, Tractors, Trucks & Cars and Farm Equipment to responsible people. Also Real EslHie Loans and on Farm Lands UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY First A Main—Ingram BWg "Frientllj Service" Insurance Rates Are Low

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