The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 14, 1947
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PAGE SIX DLYTI1EV1LLE (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 14, 1947 Bill Dickeys Pebs Humiliate Chicks in Sunday's Twin Bill And Hold Top Spot in Southern : By WILLIAM TDCKIiR United Press Sports Writer ATLANTA, Ga., April 14.—Chattanooga, the biggest little buseljall town in the Southern Association, has practically clinched its second straight opening day attendance title, but while the Lookouts mado news at the box office Suiicny, Little Rock and Birmingham made it. on the field. : *— Take a look at those^ sUndingsj r , pel)cr w | th a G to 0 victory .is Truman Ushers In Ball Season Washington Senators Start Major League Season; To Play Yanks BV CAlil, UNDQUIST United I'ITSS Spurts Writer NEW YOliK. April H. (DPI — It took n mlglity long time but thai clayor days for America's legion of baseball fans finally rolled around lottny. And a troubled old nntlon, from ,nd wait a minute before you the veteran L?o T.vaniy blanked rush off to consult your occulist, the Lockouts on four 'lills. The Tint's rlghf. Little Rock and Blr- vols v[lk( , d Lefly Curtis,'Bob Cnl- mifuham. the teams most Rcoplc j nn and Alcx zufcowrkl for nine.' President Truman on down to tht picked to fight it out for tht eel- Chattanooga evened it u;> with a P'HV vhn does his clicerlns from i> lar, are leading the league. 5 to 4 victory in the nightcap, distant blcnchcr scat, wns ready to They swept their opening series ea ||ccl after five innings ijciaiisc ln ,t as ie c ji s cures for the official with Memphis and Atlanta, from O j darkness. Rookie John Dixon opening of the 1341 base-bull sea- left to right, and the latter two wmt l]lc ,. outc for Ulc Lookouts. so])i New Orleans clinched it-s opening Mr. -j-rumnn, a Mlssonrl-bnrn scries at Mobile by dn:bjlng the 'Bears 4 to 1 in the o]>ener as vet- Joycce Delegates To Play Golf Tourney Friday One of the forms of eiHeiUii'i- inent lhat will bo offered to Juytcu dclcRttlcs <turlii(! tlic .stutc <:om<:n- liuu here this wcek-ciul will be an IB hole liamllcni) golf louniamgiit. ;il the local country club. The tournament will be how Friday afternoon with pairings fj be announced Friday morning. Several prizes will be offered. Delegates Ihat will participate in the tournament will be required to iHinK their handicaps from their respective clubs so that pairings c;in \ic made on an equal bash. George Ilublinrd Jr., is In ;haif>e of arrangements for the tournr.y. Chicago Matman to Appear Tonight in Legion Arena rirerseason favorites will open before their liomc folks tomorrow night somewhat abashed by the Jatt that they arc noldh-.e up the rest of I the league. The staggered series of openers, : that saw only two clubs getting under' way Friday night, four more Saturday and the final two Sunday due to the whims of the cran Tom Sunkle pitched a steady five-hit came. The Dears crushed the win column with a 3 to 2 vic- .tory in the nightcap behind Frank tonight, the teams switch Laga. Idle sites but keep the same pairings -weather, were packed full of sir.--1 [ O r the second round of openers prises a«d flashes of real baseball tomorrow night—Birmingham at form. I'Atlanta. Mogile at Now Orleans; Chattanooga at Nashville Little Reck at Memphis. 13,656 See lockouts (Perform Cft£y *Jp6 Engel a*, Cnattanooga delayed his cpenlng game until Sunday after r being rained out Friday and jammed Engel Stadium to the rafters for yesterday's dottle-header—yith no less than 13,19$ heads, counted as the Lockouts divided with Nashville. The Lookouts won,(he attendance trophy with less than 12.0CO on opening day last year and it will take some all-out drum-Beatlilg to better the new Chattanooga figure in Atlanta, Now Orleans, Memphis or Jfashville Tuesday night. \A total of 38,364 saw. the first Lefty Parnell Does Very Well In Big League Lefty Mel Purncll, former Blythe- vilic Army Air Field pitching .sensation, and now n promising rookie hurler for the American Leaiiue champion Boston Red Sox, thrilled 18,000 Bostonlans Suturduy when he teamed with Hurry Dorish, another Bosox rookie, to hold the Button Braves, of the National League, to three scratch hits, beating the Braves 2 to 0 In the second game of the Boston city series. Parnell and Dorish completely baffled the Brave hitters for the nine full Innings, giving up three well scattered hits. Parnell. pvob- ablv the youngest pitcher on the 10,287 at -Birmingham in addition to the Chattanooga congestion. I Bill Dickey's surprising Little Rock Travelers outhustled the .Memphis Chicks in footh ends of, a dniftleheader, 9 to 6 and 10 to 5, rfleklng it three iu a row over the Bluff City entry. The Pebalos pounded °ut 23 ll| ts in the two encounters, making every one of their nine count for a run in the opener and swarming on Fred Biggs for U in the nightcap. Karons .Trim Crackers Birmingham, off to a winging . start by edging Atlanta Saturday per game, nhtht. came from behind anrt Slugger Ted Williams showed trhnined the Crackers again yester- promises of overcoming the rlitft 4 tfl 2'on sensational hurling by tlmt was applied against him last • Ale* Ronay, 'who came lo the Bar- season by rapping one of Ed ons from -Baltimore. lloimy gave Wright's offerings Into left field, Ufl only four singles, none figuring left open by the Braves playing in the Atlanta scoring. The game him lo the extreme right. Tlie hit, started-la'ie due to rain and the which ordinarily would have been '--*--•••••-j>nlghtcs.p \vas called off. a single, rolled through fov two marred Chattanooga's bases. soulhpnw. will make It official in the presidential opener at Washington todny, when he stands »l> In his flag-festooned box mid tosses out the first ball, a ball which will be picked up by some player as a souvenir nrid which will lie dented by contact with a bat. After the lefty from Independence, MO., a SfS.fJOtl-n-year-inan who is tlie second highest paid I pitcher in baseball, tosses out that opening pilch, Clark Griffith's i Washington senators will play Lnr- ry MncPhail's Nrw York Ynnkecs I and the season will be underway. Mr. Trillium, who doesn't get quite as much for his all-around efforts In the White House and :.t Griffith Stadium as Bobby Feller of the Cleveland Indians gels for • pitching and for nothing else, then will Keltic back In his box. eat some peanuts and a hot dog or two, and maybe Icnve nftcr the seventh-inning stretch if It is a dull ball game. i Feller in Spotlight Tomorrow. Feller, who will earn upwards of $80.000 tills year if enough fans come oul to sec him , pitch, will mnke his 1947 debut I along with the players on alt the other major league clubs. He is scheduled to pitch the opener at Cleveland ugninst the Chicago White so.v and that Ill-inn's baek memories lo many a fan who will never gorget wlinl he dirt on opening day In 1940 against those Grade School Teams Resume Grid Series Red Sox stalf, advanced to the I Sockcrs from the Scranton. Pa., nine where he had a wonderful last year allowing only 1.30 cariie.l runs same While Sox. Thai was the year • Tires Time Gasoline Bring your car to us for that paint job or engine overhaul ... we turn out a better job quicker! No need to hunt for our real service, it's here waiting for you always! Chamblin Sales Co. Sales—Studcbaker—Service BILL CHAMBLIN LEX CHAMBLIN 114-118 So. Third St. Phone 2195 he started Ihe sen son off with no-hit, no-run game and they'll pour into Cleveland's big horseshoe stadium tomorrow hoping that bullet Bobby will do it again. Ifthe weather Is right today and tomorrow, the majors could set new opening day attendance record since advance sales at most parks verp the greatest in history And It Is highly urobablc that the nmiors will go right on selling new attendance marks during the campaign, since interest of funs everywhere Is at an nil-lime peak. This coi'.id very well be the greal- st season of them all and thai s saying a lot because last yeai ''us one of the most remarkable Ir lascbnll history, nol only from Hie tnndpoint of atienuance but Iron inusnal hnnnenlnps. Neiro Player Stakes Debut Jackie Robinson, the Ncgr' rookie, made history when he be came the first player of his rnci 0 get a major league job and i s a pretty pood bet Ihat he wil stick jis rccular first baseman fo .he Brooklyn Dodgers. Happ Chandler, the baseball commission er. gave folks something brand when he suspended Dodger Man ager l,co Durauhcr for n year o: grounds of conduct "detrimental t baseball." But all or that is by-plav and tli fans today are interested only i 'piny by piny", when the Ymikc" and tlic Senators-cot [hrmi'jh wit' their "overture" game Ihe full syui phony will be heard tomorrow ^-11. bats cracking from Boston to Chi cngo. Hern is the Tuesday Irmii, Ural schedule In each league wil probable attendance and weather conditions: American Philadelphia at New York, fair and cool, 55.000 Cliicngo at Cleveland, warm and showers, 50,000 Detroit n t St. Louis, unsettled with temperalure- around CO. 7.500 1 Washington n l Boston, cloudy | and showers, temperature in tlie 50's, 30,000 National | Boston at Brooklyn, fair and cool. 33,000 New York !\l Philadelphia, cloudy and showers. 25,000 SI. Louis at Cincinnati, warm and showers, 31.000 Pittsburgh at Chicago, rainy and mild. 45,000 Games in Die grammar schoo fcottmll league that were scheduler ,to be j)!aye<i Friday but were postponed due to wet grounds will be played this afternooon and tonight Coach Bill Godwin, director of tin league announced this morning. Yaibro will meet Lanfje at 4:0 this afternoon with Central meet Ing Catholic tonight at, 7:00 am the Uvo Sutibury teams, the Bull dogs and the Green Waves, clash iiiK at 8:00. Tlie all important Central-Cnth olic game lias ail prospects of be imi the best ^aine played in th league so far. The unbeaten Irisl Catholic will fje scekins the! Urlh win while Central will win from Catholic to move then Ho a two-way tie with the Iris «• the league lead. Tonight's tilt will be the aci cst for the scrnppinp Irish. The 111 run up against the first rea ^position that they have ha nee the opening of the lencui "he two teams will take the fie! i an even basis. tn games thus far. no team ha ecu pi'ilc to uenetrate the stron orward wall of the Central cleve nnv great extent. The Sudbur iulklofrs bonded the Title the Irst niiri only defeat a couple veaks ago bv nrofitlng on Centra niscucs. covering a fumble on th rides' I'Wo-vard line. Tlic Bulldogs and Green Wav 'rotn Suc'bury will fiirht it out fi ^>lc ownership of third place he leacue. A win by cither tea vould leave posessor of the thir llace laerth. unless Yarbro sliou 'r>fei<t Lauplc. which would thro :hirci-r)lace into n t,wo-wav tie. Vai'bro's Razoubacks, cellar tcnm in the league, showed some improvement last week by holding Centra! to two touchdowns. The njury-ridden hogs will need a win Jack Pappcnhclm and Stocky nellsen will meet Wayne Martin id Chris liclkas in the nlncty- inute time limit, best two out of IITC falls tag feature on the cekly wrestling program ul the mcrican Legion Arena tonight. l'ii]:i>3nhclm, a Chicago grappler, ill .he making his initial appear- uce on the local card. Tlic 1'Jti ound veteran has been termed rouyh ar.d tough and hard to andlc against any opponent. Martin, another newcomer, was irec times awarded All-America onor s for his performances in the qtiarcd circle and is at present lop contender for the Junior eavywcight wrestling crown. He is graduate of the University ot )klahoma which is known as the resiling school of the nation. Uelka.s and Kncilsen arc a pair f old timers lo tlic local rill aving met on various occasions nd arc not on any too friendly ot erms. ISelkas i s a favorite of loca mis having won favoritism wl^ is abiiity to play fair, and his jjowledge of tlie sporl. In the two one-fall preliminaries Jelkas will tangle with Pappen- lebn ati(j Martin will take or Cncilsen. The starting bell wil •ing at 8:15 p.m. 'Jack 'Pappcnhcim BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN ILEACiUE Little Rock .. Birmingham MdJile . ... New Orleans Nashville . . Chattanooga Atlanta . ... Memphis , . . W. . 3 2 . 1 . 1 . I . 1 . 0 . 0 L. PC l.U'J 1,(JU .50 .50 .51) .50 .IX) .00 Arkansas State Planting Seed Grade 'A' D. & P. L. No. 14 Cleaned Treated New Sacks Purity 99.5 Germination 85% LIMITED SUPPLY P£R r ° N ROSELAND GIN CO. Roscland, Ark. Babe Goes After Another Win on U. S. Golf Courses •PINEHURST, N. C., April H. (UP)—The nation's biggest names n tlie women's golfing game lend off today in llic 45tli renewal ol ttie North and South Women's Tournament with husky Ba'je Zi- Imrins favored to take the title. The long-driving Babe, wanop- ing tee shots like a man, was shooting for a clean .sweep of ali the major women's classics. A victory here would enable her to sail next month for tlie British Women's Open with an American grand slam. She has copped every tournament since winning tile National Women's Championship at Tulsa last summer. Gallcryites, however, kept a sharp eye or. quiet little Louise Sugsa. tnc Llthla Splines. Gu.. lass who won tile 1946 title after taking ttie qualifying medal round with a brilliant three-undcr-par 73. Also ralcd high was the veteran The butterfish, or spotted uun- Mrs. Estellc L:\wson Page of Cliapol nel, rolls its eggs Into a ball and Hill, N. C., seven-times winner of cr>il s Itself arountl them to protect tlic eiown and former nation?.! women's champion. A field of 100 was expected for the IB-hole medal play today. The 10 Ic.w scorers will enter the chamfiionship flight for mutch play Tor Work Done, Rigid" Cold Storage for furs and Woo/ens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Yesterday's Results •SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Hock 9-10, Memphis G-5. New Orleans 4-2, Mcbilc 1-3. Nashville 6-4, Chattanooga 0-5. Birmingham 4, Atlanta 2 (.second game postponed, rain and darkness. No Today's Games SOUTHERN l,£i\GUE games scheduled. KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 'The Old Reliable" G. O. POETZ *o.r Sonrc, : ol PETROLEUM orflce Dtjwndahlt Kcrvlce ['KODUCTS Kit at Cherrj IAMKRICAN LEAGUE No'V York at Washington. Only game scheduled. CDils them. over the Wildcats from Laugc this afternoon to get back in the running. Walker Park Tennis Courts Are Improved Improvements on tennis courts tomorrow through Friday. at Walker Park arc nearing completion, J. p. Gavrott, secretary ol .(no Dlylhcvillc Y announced today. The wire baek stops at both ends of the courts arc being patched <\viLh new wire being added ftt several sr;oUi, New nets wi\\ rcpUi-c those already tin the courts, Mr. GaiToti ssud. Tlic couc-reic courts, which were provided last Summer, have cracked in several places and patching this .week. (Plans lor a city tennis tournament will be made as soon as a meeting of the tennis committee of the Y can 'bu arranged, he stated. An invitation tournament which will take in all of Mississippi County and Southeast -Missouri is contemplated, Mr. Oar- rott added. I NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC V ; r *; : x : ;»; All debtors to tlic t'slali: of Dr. C. C. Stevens ni;iy ; v P il J' their accounts ;tt Ihibb;ii'<l Fimiilure Company >: ... books will be hold open there until all accounts arc cleared. Please pay promptly, as we would liko to settle estate as soon as possible. Mrs. C, C. Stevens >; &>"*l!*"*"*"*"+I!i*"*'"*"*"*-I*'^ CHECK WRITERS NOW IN STOCK; SAMUEL F. 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