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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 23, 1949
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SATURDAY, JULY 23, 1949 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Caraway Gets Title; Homer in 11th Tips Osceola Legion 4-2 An lilh inning homer with a mate aboard by pitcher Kuben Bowrlen gave the Caraway Senators a 4-2 verdict over the Osceola Junior Legionnaires in the finals of the Fifth District Junior Legion tournament at Caraway last night. Bowden's big blow, his second of* : ti« four-day tournament, broke np . *Bigli| defensive duel between tie and Donald WaUon. Osceola liurl- er and it won the Senators the right to represent the Fifth DIs- tric t In the Eastern Division tournament, which opens at OsceoU Tuesday. His homey came with none out :n the lltli after team mate Goodman had opened Caraway's iialf of the liming with a po|>-(ly single. The ball carried some 330-fee t over the left field wall of Caraway's Memorial Park. Bowden's game whining clout almost overshadowed lib beautiful mound performance He set the Osceola batters with only two hits, one a double by opposing pitcher Watson and the other a scratch single ny second baseman Harvey Lee Hill. Bowden Fani IS He struck out 15 over the 11-in- nmg route and gave up only one base on balls. Caraway forced the game into extra innings by pushing across siiiffle tally in the last half of the ninth to knot the score at two all. The tying run was scored on a single by Maxey, a double by Gibson and an infield out. The Senators drew first blood in the contes t with a single run In the third inning on a single, an error, a stolen base and anotlier single But Osceola came back in jjjL Hfth to tie It up on the old soindby, tht squeere play. I That ended the scoring until the inning when Osceola took the lead on another well-executed squeeze play that sent a man scur- ring from third to score on a well- placed bunt. But their lead was short-lived as the Senators chased home tlie tying run In their half of the Inning. Defense Is Tislit Watson went all the way !or Osceola and was touched lor 12 base hits and only tight defensive work by his team mates kept him out °' serious trouble on a number of occasions. Twice, In the last of the ninth and in the tenth, the Senators tried to send the winning run home from third but both times they were cut down on perleft • Mi rows iroin the infield. last nieht's game was the third between Otceola and Caraway Crackers Rally To Edge Barons 2tol;VosWin By the Associated I' Young Bobby Brake of Ihe Birmingham Barons learned early thai no-hitters and victories often don' come when llicy look like they're or the way. For six Innings last night young Bobby sat Atlanta batters down without a hit. Then the Crackers Chet Hacijuk singled. Things still looked good for Bob by. He was winning easily, even i it wouldn't be a uo-hltter. B« three singles and a wild pitch b Bobby himself broke up the gam and the young man lost. The Crackers won 2-1 with that ninth inning rally and (lie game broke » six-game losing streak for the one-time Southern Association leading team. In the only other game squeezed in between rains, the first place Nashville Vols defeated the last place Chattanooga Lookouts as they would be expected to do. The score was 7-2. The New Orleans-Mobile game was a complete washout while Memphis and Little Rock did manage to get in three innings. However, rains put a stop to the game in the third when the score was tied 3-all. .eg/on Junior fo// Clubs to 5 Games South BlythevilU Independents Defeat Manila Y1EN WITHOUT A COUNTRY — Ordered by the Czech govem- - nent lo drop out of the Swiss Tennis Championships because of he presence of the Germans, Rolf Gocpfeit and Werner Beuthtier 'aroslav Drobny, left, and Vladimir Cernik beat them in the final, J-3, 6-0, 6-3. Drobny lost the singles final to Earl Codicil, sixth- ankiilR American of San Francisco, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5. Czecho- ilovakia's Davis Cup players do not plan to return lo their native land, hope lo compete in the United Stales. With the Fifth District lourn ment out of the way, teams In the Legion's Fifth District League wil elurn to action tomorrow afternoon with five game* scheduled over the loop. The Blythe-ille Cotlon Pickers who snapped their loslnj streak last Sunday, will go after Iliel second straight win tomorrow against the Marked Tree Legion line In R game scheduled fo Walker Park at 2:30. Coach James fisher, who man ages the Pickers, said lhat h would call on bin- Montroe Holland to face the invading Polnsett Coun- tlans with Mel Kay to be the other halt of the Blytheville battery. The Pickers will be after their second win over Marked Tree having won by a 14-7 count hi (lie two teams' first meeting last month. Two other games are • scheduled n the county tomot-row afternoon. At Osceola, the Osceola Junior .eglonnalres will meet the Manila unlor nine and "at Luxora the Rortgers-Lynch P , team will take the Blackburn-Stevens nine of Memphis In other leapuc games tomorrow West Memphis will be at Harrisburg and Trumami will play Caraway. Th« South Wj-thevllle Independents defeated MinU* 14-» yuter- riiy afternoon In • itmt pliyed on the Manila diamond. Bob Mullen went all the way for the Blythevllle nine fivinu up eight hits. Rojr Ashabrinner worked for Manila and wax touched lor 16 base hits. Edwards, Manila first baseman accounted for three of hl» team's runs when he homered In the fourth »" two mates aboard. Bill v.'ixson led Blythevllle'i hitting with foui hits In six times at bat. Tomorrow afternoon South Bly- thevllle will play the Etovvah nine on the Dogwood diamond and Wednesday they meet Manila again at Manila. Box srore: South Blylhevilk AH R B. WlxMin s.i « I //<7fV THEY STAND NATIONAL Brooklyn ... St. Louis .. Boston Philadelphia New York Pittsburgh LEAGUE W L .... 53 34 52 36 48 41 .... 46 42 43 42 Cincinnati Manager Rollic Hcmsley. of Nash- j ncapr> ville, announced lliat Carl Sawatski will be out of baseball for from ' 12 to IS days. A bone in the index ! finger of his right hand—his throw- I ing hand—was split In Thursday'! | game. ' 40 34 33 AMERICAN Scott and Canada Leave for Chicago To Join All-Stars New York .. Cleveland Boston Philadelphia Detroit. . Chicago Washington St. Louts . , . LKACIIE W L . . X 31 ....50 36 .... 47 40 47 -a 47 4li 39 50 ... 34 50 .... 30 57 Pet .009 .591 .530 .523 .506 .405 .395 J11 Pet .614 .581 .540 .522 .522 Sports Roundup DT Hush Fullrrtun. it Rep. Hays Says Truman Mined Chance to Win Dixie Democrats' Support J. Duclos If Ashby Ib Koontfl c ....... Milieu p nucln.s 2b C Wlxson 3b Mitchell cf A. Duclos rf Tolals Manila East 3b .. . . Scoll cf Bolllnger c .... Williams 2b Taylor rf AsnrtbramK'r p E. Afhabranner Kd\vards Ib Harris ss LITTLE ROCK, July 23. f,T>i_ Two former University of Arkansas footba]! standouts are on their way to Join ihe college all-star team in practice for its pnmc with the Philadelphia F-iglcs] national pin champions. ,. . ,. i Back Clyde Scott and end Bud tne four-day double-elimination j Canada left Little .Rock together tournament. Manager Steve Ralphs by train .yesterday -for Chicago bovs defeated the Craiehead Coun- where the all-star game will be tians in their first tourney game played Arg. 12. bxil the Senators came tack to de- After plnyirto against them in feat Manila and BWheville to the all-star game. Scott will join move into the finals. Then in the the Englc-s for the 1949 pro cam- chsmpionship playoff they took two paign. 5tr?teht from Osceoia. • I The -ectionai tournament, which Former Heitdrix Caner will brins together the champions Jfeat comprise the Legion's Eastern ( Division. will open in Osceola | Tucsdav with the winner of tllis'lo compete for the state championship next month. | Box score: Osreola Hill 2b Welnbcvi Ib Spires 3b SOUTHERN LEACUK W L Nashville 5n 36 Birmingham 53 38 New Orleans 49 45 Mobile 46 43 Atlanta 48 45 Little Dock 42 50 Memphis 37 Pel .621 .582 .521 .517 .5lfi .457 .402 NEW. York, July 23—{/PI—"Why.' asked the Giant fan. "don't you write something about the way that bum Branca gets knocked out all the time but still gets credit for winning games? That 10-3 record of his Is the phoniest thing 1 ever saw." . . . That, besides plagiarizing Brooklyn's favorite word, bum, was being most unfair to Ralph Branca. But it did emphasize the part a "strong bench" has had in keeping the Dodgers ahead of the onrushing Cardinals . . . Tor the records, Branca has won seven complete games. He has been knocked out about a dozen times and got credit for winning" three of those -starts . . . Since July 1, the bums have been using three or four pitchers a lot oftencr than just LITTLE ROCK, July 23—//I')— Rep. Brooks Hays of Arkansas thinks President Tinman passed up a chance to win support of Southern Congressmen on the civil rights proposals. Hays told newsmen here last, ntetit that his proiwsal on the civil rights legislation had met approval by a block of Southern Congressmen. They (the Southern members) had promised the President that if le would accept Hays' "Arkansas plan" there would be no filibuster and the measures w r ould get speedy approval. Hays said. But Mr. Trtuimn passed up tills chance. Hays added, and now Is forcing an anti-poll tax bill lo the House floor. There is n "hard, bitter and unnecessary fight" looming on the administration's poll tax repealer, the Arkansas congressman said. "I don't think it has a chance of passing." Hays proposal would have Congress submit a constitutional amendment to tlie state, seeking poll tax establish a division in Tolals AR 4 .. 4 . . S .. S .. s .. 4 ..4 ..4 .. 1 3« 0 0 1 1 1 4 14 K 0 1 0 I 1 0 1 0 Cards Edge Bums 3-1 in First Game Of Crucial Series By Jack Hand Associated 1'rcss Spoils Writer Sliiides of ID'16. It looks liko anotlier Brooklyn-St. Louis ihoto finish in the National League, Separated Ijy only 1 \'-> games with 10 full weeks to go, he one-two clubs appear ready for another long scramble o the wire. Boston still is in the race and the Phillies and s'ew York Giants have an outside chance, but il figures to >e either the Dodders or Cards at this stage. + Occnge (Red) Munger clipped a 'ul] game off the Brooks' slim lead last nlghl with a 3-1 victory In th« ipc'iicr of the year's first "crooshul" series In tho National. The Cards could Icnvc town in first place If ;ticy could sweep the set ending Monday afternoon, Mtmger's five-hitter that snapped Four Oldrimers To See Action On Mat Program State Senator Hits Delay By Legislative Council LITTLE ROCK, July 23—M>)— SUte Sen. Wcenis TrusscU of For- clyce wants the Arkansas Legislative Council to make up Its mind on who it Is going to put to work. 'Hie council met here yesterday ostensibly to pick Its paid em- ployes, but nctlon on the matter was deferred until July 25. Tiussell. a member of the council. lokl Ihc members that "il cost J524 of the taxpayers' money every time we meet. We've met three times already and accomplished nothing." Legislative members receive pel diem and travel pay for attending the meetings. XVi'.tson n Ehflneyfoll -ss . Bp'"cr rl Conner c Stevens If .... (X) White . . WmU'evs cf .. ixxi Stanford AR R H .501 ..510 .500 ..50 To Coach of Lambuth JACKSON'. Term.. July 23 (.-TV— Koscoe Williams of Monticcllo. Ark., will become hesd basketball coach M Lnmbuth College tins fall. <cVmol officials announced yesterday Williams, a graduate of Hendrix College. wil\ replace R. W. Purvis, who resigned. 60 .388 •. one. but they've had the necessary . ...^... .„ . relief men on the bench, not to abolition; mention pinch-hitters, good res- ] the Labor Department to counsel on ervcs and, in other words, the ; racial and religious discriminations "bench" to keep the club rolling . . . [and make lynching a federal crime. Mavbe the bums don't outclass the Yesterday s Results AMKHICAN i.KAGUE New York 8 Detroit 2. Clcv.-land 2 Washington 1 i inningsK Chicago 12 Philadelphia 0. Boston 4 St. Louis 2. NATIONAL l.liAGtlE Chicago G New York 5. St. Louis 3 Brooklyn 1. Boston 5 Puts" Tgh 3. Philadelphia 2 Cincinnati 1. SOUTHCKN ASSOCIATION Atlnntji 2 Birmingham 1. Nn^nviile 7 Chaltancn^a 2. Othsr Brinies postponed. Cards, them. but they sure outnumber . Tot a 1X1 b-'.lcd for Steven: « 2 in nth batted for Stanford in llth Caraway AB R Burroughs ss Brewer c .. M".xcy rf .. Gibson Ib .. Goodman 3b Bowden P . Craie o' ... B. Dennis 2b 4 Miles If 5 1 5 0 5 1 4 0 5 1 5 1 .1 0 0 0 Postal Officials Stumped LANCASTER. Pa.. July 23. (API —It took 41 years for a post card lo be delivered between two comity *"wns 14 miles apart. The c^rd was mailed Feb. 13, 1B08. by f\Ttin!r Casscl. then a ~tu- ttcnt Hi the Mlllersvtll". <Pa.l Normal School, to Annie Blcnsinge: 1 , of Ml Joy. Miss Blcnsiuser received the card yesterday. Post office odicials arc stumped as to where the card ha.s been these tl years. Today's Gnmes AiHKRlCAN LKACITE New York at Detroit- Boston at" St. LoiUs. Washington tit Clevfland. Onl> games scheduled. NATION Al l.fctCUE St. Louis at Brooklyn. Cinema at Now York. Cincinnati at. Philadelphia. PUUburgh at Boston. SOUTHERN Atlanta at Birmingham, night. Nr\v Orleans ni Mobile, night. (Only games). Sporlspourrt Rocky Grazlano, boxing's "bad boy" got into trouble agnln before IIP finished signing for his first N T R\V York fight in three years. While he was in the Garden for the ceremony, he drew a ticket for parking his car on Eighth Ave. Brave Dave" Shapiro, the George Washington U .basketballer who exposed those would-be bribers la^t winter, has rolapsed Into anonymity in the G.W. law school, but lie's looking forward lo Lite job offeree! him In the New York district attroney's office. He'll be eradttnted within the next year . , . Sain Jethrope, the Monreal speedster, has international League managers s o perturbed that Buffalo's i P a u I Richards Invariably orders Sain walked when there's a man nn second. That's the only titne he can't steal . . , Besides the Charles-E,esnevich and Grazlano- Hayti Residents Pay Visit To President Truman WASHINGTON, July 23, (>P| — President Trrman talked about Lhc weather and the crops in his 1 fiome stttte yesterday with some old friends from Haytl, Mo. Ronnie F. Oreenwell. executive secretary of the Producers Association of Missouri, took the party to the White House. The group is on its way home from New York, where Greenwet) was elected a director ol the International Lions Clubs. v In the group were: C. M. Bell. superintendent of Haytl schools; RB>' J. Campbell, treasurer of Pom- Iscot County; Kd Britten and Mrs. Ella Buckley, former Missourians now living In Washington; and Green well's son and daughter. Ronnie F Jr.. and Henrietta. "We just dropped In on the President for a friendly visit." Grcciiwell told reporters, "and Authorizes Seven Projects in Arkansas WASHINGTON, July M. (AP) — The Civil Aeronautics Aulhorily nnnounrcd today it. has nUoc 5431.363 for nn airport constnieUon nrogratn In Arkansas thf.i year. Th work slTUleti July 1. The money is being spent on sev en projects In Arkansas, to cost loin) of *U93.V2«. Local sponsors pu up M23fi3 matching funds. The Arkansas program Is part o- a national ferieral aid plan. Tn »l the CAA U spending $?S.840.767 fo 314 projects over the nation. Locn sponsors are adding $37.4.12,752 fo a total of $87,273.519. Ptisan fighters, the I.B.C. (New) talked mostly about the weather York branch) Is figuring on one or two more outdoor fights before the season cuds. Rrad Courier News Want Ads, and the crops bncl home." Small clay tiles such as are used for bathroom floors today were made in northern France about the 12th century. With the Courts Chancery: Irma Bunch VB. Norman Bunc uit for divorce. Circuit: J. L. Necdham vs. Kenneth Ma thews, petition of unlawful detain Involving the following propei ty: E 2 of Lot 208, »II of Lot 109 i Block 1« of the Original Survey i Manila. Common Plrai: Fraeer Sons, Inc., vs. Mrs. Mah Williams, doing business KS Ladles Toggery, aull lo collect 13.11.36 on account. 1'romoler Mike Mcrcmcv will bring In four oUUiiuevs Monday night to tnke part in (he American I/rglon's weekly wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. The quill-lei ' veterans that will pair off in the lug mulch main event fire Frank Mart-oiu am! Floyd i Red) Bytd againsl Eddie (Irish) Malone and Jnck Bloomfleld. The feature bout win be u 90-mlnuN; time limit, bcsl two of three fulls nlfalr. This will lie the first appearance ere m nearly a } p car for Marconi. Italian strong man who is toul- a* one of the strongest n the' islncss. ffe is n heavyweight ami veteran of this circuit. Byrd, Malonc and liloomfietd ivc all appeared here recently lalooe, who left tills territory a >U]»le of years ago to do a little romotlng In Florida, relumed two leks ago for a special nllructlon llh Lester Welch's wrestling hear. Bytd and Bloomfielrl took part i n lag match here Ihrcc weeks BO. Both are heavyweights and good followitigs among Bly- 'levlllc fans. In addition lo the main event here will also be two one-fall pre- minary bouts with Mitruml mecl- ng Malonc and Bloomfield oppos- ng Byrd. Read Courier News Want Ads. Preacher Roe's seven game win streak was Vtis third straight over Drooklyn. Braves Kdge Pirates 5-3 The Braves moved within sli panics of the Dodgers by downing I'iltsbmgh, 5-3. but their victuiy may have been costly. Vein Bickford wns carried off Ihc field with an Injured left Inslep after being struck by Clyde McCullough's line drive in the seventh. Bickford is the defending champs 'top winner with 12. Robin Roberts saved a win for Russ Meyer by taming Cincinnati with Ihe bases loaded and none >ul In the eighth inntng for a 2-1 'hll triumph. Hnnk Simer'.s 191h homer with a nan on hel]>ed Chicago down the New York Giants, 6-5, as Johnny SL-luntU survived 11 Giant hits to Ihe route. Tommy Byrne tamed Detroit with five hits, 8-2. protecting the New York Yankees' 511 game lead over Cleveland in the American League. Thurman Tucker, Larry Doby'a replacement in the Cleveland outfield, drove In both runs In the Tribe's 10-lmilng 2-1 squeaker over Washington. Vcrn Stephens hit his 24lh homer and Ted Williams blasted No, 13 in Boston's 4-2 verdict over the St. Louis Browns. Chicago routed the Philadelphia. A's 12-0 scoring eight rtina in the first Inning. AUTOGKAI'll SI'KEUS 15, of San Diego. Calif,, afflicted with a heart ailment since Infancy, holds his most prized possession, a baseball autographed by Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox slar, formerly of San Diego. When the ball • ivived Chester in an oxygen tent. A few days later he returned home from Ihe hospital. The cap was added to his collection by the San Diego Padres. Pacific Coast League team. (AP Wlrephoto) HE GRAXLS COMPANY i Pnlicrman SO DENVER —Oft— H. Rrgg Wiliams. Denver's deputy police chief. s well into his 60th year in the department. He was only 17 when he became » rookie cop In 1890. BLYTHEVILtE WRESTLING LOWES'! ADMISSION I'KICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at Ihe Legion Arena from 6 p.m Every Monday Monday, July 25 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN 15c New Starting 1'ime S:15 TAG MATCH FRANK MARCONI & FLOYD "Red" BYRD EDDIE MALONE & JACK BLOOMFIELD Also Two 1-Foll 30-MinuU Matchtt Bloomfield GOOD PAY GOOD TRAINING We need good men. Join our Guard Unit here. It helps pay some of your bills. Not but two hours a week work. Help your people if War comes again. This Adrtrtiscmtr»f Sponsored by LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 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