The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 23, 1949
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IATVRDAY, APBIL 23/1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK flTB Chick Thinclads Win Fourth Place Tribe Meets' Stiff Competition, Slow 4 Track in Invitational JONESBORO, April 23 — Coach Russell Mosley'j Chickusaw track- men ran into some stiff competition and n slow cinder path yesterday afternoon and they finished no beltnv than fourth In the 10-teain invitat'-onal track meet on the Arlc- ansas State College oval here. A crick Walnut Ridge outfit carted off the meet's first place trophy by scoring tolal of 46 points. Marianna Hiph School's team, which !s coached by Walter (Buddy) Davis, former BlytlicvUle Ktgh School mer.lor. counecl second-place honors with 4115 points and Newport finished third with 33. The Chicks salvaged only two first .places. In the shot put and 880-yard relay, and scored only 30 point 1 ;. Four seconds, a third, a fourth and a fifth accounted for the rest of their points. B'.ytheville was the only Mississippi County team to finish high In U'e meet. Osceola. a late entry, ranker! sixth with 8 1'S points. Keiser ninth with eight and Manila 10th with 1 115. Pocahontas placed fifth v.-it:i 23 1:5 and Hoxie eighth with seven paints. Time; in the running events were jlpw bin the teams' showings were T " CO Bunch Signs With Class C Texas Team A. C. Bunch. Yarbro athlete and a member of the Armorel Independent nine last year, has signed a contract to pl»y with the Del nio, Tex., team of the Rio Grande Valley League, 11 was learned today. In a letter to the Courier News Spoiis Department, Bunch announced his signing with the Del Rio club and stated that he had been assigned to an outfield post. He has been training with several Texas teams for the past three weeks. Bunch has played with several semi-pro teams In this area in past years and last year played centerfield for the armorel Tigers. The Rio Grande Valley League is a Class C circuit. Pi rates Cut Off a Run at the P late Sports Roundup bj Hath Fulltrton Jr. Crackers Tip 'Noogans 9-6; Vols Lose 5-1 tad considering the prevailms: conditions. The best time of Inn day was in the 440-yard dash which was only 5.7 seconds off the state NEW YORK, April 23. (/P)—A report kicking around in golf circles is that the Walker Cup and Byde Cnp teams nvay meet in a charity affair early in August. . . That about the time the pros will be as sembllng here to so to England and the amateurs will be preparing fo their international matches Winged Foot Joe Dey, U. S Golf" Association secretary, says h knows nothing about the propose match except that the PGA ho But it Chicago Cubs third baseman Frank Oustlne slides toward home, but is out when Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Ed Fitzgerald leaps on him in third Inning Thursday. Play came when Bob Soliciting hit Infield grounder and Gustine tried to score from third. Cubs won 4-3.—tAP Photo.) Yanks Continue Surge, Defeat Red Sox 5-3; Cards Win First WHS uiuy a-/ uii me. .IKV-.I- i Class A record. It wa s won by Jones something it- ml » d jt a in the sood time of 1 sounds like such a good idea Hint, it, a in me gooa uiuc "' «- n n«h nnt tn <rn throueh o[ MariBlin M.B seconds. i J. A. Ployd nave the Chicks their I with, first points when he placed first would be foolish not to go through with it ... Harry Wolters, Stanford baseball coach, will be hon- Relavs next week. He weighs only The Tribe's mile In one minute 40.6 seconds. Complete round-up of the results: Shot Put - Lloyd. Blytheville; Walters. Walnut Ridge; Sparks. I consm Marianna; Do n n e r, Blytheville; Counts. Pocahontas. Distance 40 ft. tVi Inches. 100-yard dash — Justus, Walnut Ridge : LUtes. Blytheville. Ennls. 110 pounds. Jerry Thompson, ex- Texas athlete, weighs 120 and Wisconsin's Don Gehrmann 130. Wonder where the little guys get all that endurance? By Jack Hana (Associated Presa Sport* Writer) Casev Stengel's New York Yankees, unbeaten In four starts, arc the surprise team of the majors In Ihe nr?l week of the season. When the crippled "Bombers" polL-hed oft Washington in three straight, tlir. critle.s.said, "wait until they start playing the big leaguers." Yesu-rday Ihey look the Boston Red Sox. 5-X Maybe It's time to tak", hem seriously. Nobody gave the Yanks much of chance al the pennant, even^lie- ore .Tne DIMagplo's heel started aclinp up. When DiMag was hospi- alizec! ;m<! lost for an indefinite period, tho club was doomed to the second sfrengtii. tied fi-6. Tlic Giants gave the 24.'J21 customers a thrill by loading the base-i 'vllh one out In Ihe last of Ihe ninth. Bobby Thomson was nipped at the plate, trying to home, and Nels Potter struck out Dave Bounds of Reason S. Davlson Kerron, veteran Pitts- «s; Jones, Marianna. MCS. Mile Run—B. Shaneyfelt. Dell; Mustane, New-port; Bullion. KeLser; ^•Jim-: 5:11 5. ' W 440-yara dash—Jones, Marianna; Cole, Walnut Ridge; Massey, Newport; Ballard, Hoxie; Goodman, Walnut Ridge. Time: 56.6 sees. High Jump -Smith, Newport. Massey, Newport (tie); Stanefer, Walnut Ridse; Moore, Walnut ttonal Amateur Championship without hitting a ball on the deciding hole ... It was In 1920. when Her. played Peter Harmon In a 36 hole first round match. . . Harmon carried the mutch to the 39lh tee then apparently hit his drive ou of bounds. . . . Without waitin for his opponent to drive, Harmoi teed up another and drove It t the same place. A third followc the other two and Harmon conced HOW THEY STAND My r»U Palterion AvwUled FreM Staff Writer Allantu bent OhntUriooga, 9-8. RIK! BlnninRlmm whipped Nashville, 6-1. In the Southern Association Inn night. Iiltlle Hock at New Orleans was mined out. while the Memphis at Mobile contest WHS postponed be cause of wet grounds. The results madt> few changes mldwny of the standings. The Crackers' and the Barons' \vln put Iliem In * fourth-place tie. The Lockouts dropped down a potch to •>lxlh ulnce; the Vols to fifth. Little Rock continues to he the hottest tiling In the loop with six straight victories. New Orleans I second. The Barons sinned » Ihrec-rui rally In the seventh to break a 1- tle and go on to victory over In hapless Vols. Karl Olson, Raron ilnhtll liandlfrl clitht chnncei to star 1 rir'cnslve pluy. Cntcher-Mnnager Cliff Dnppc batted In five runs to lead llic At Innlii Crackers. All lull one or tl Crackers' II hits were concrnlrnlr In the first and the sixth InnliiK About D.uOt) fans ntlendcd tl first ladles night or the reason at Atlanta. NOTICE Nolle* 1> hereby given that the lindertlgned hu filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premise* described as 4'24-42« W. Ash, lythevllle, Mississippi County. The undersigned stales that he * citizen of Ark»ru»i, ol good 101 a I character, that he lias never con convicted of a felony or other irlme Involving moral turpitude; int no to sell Uc-er by the nderslgned his been revoked wltli- 11 five years Inst i>«st; and th»t lie undersigned hus never Ijccn onvlctcd of violating tlie laws of his st&te, or any other stale, rela- Ive to the sale o( alcoholic liquors Application Is for iiennlt to be sued for oirernlloii beginning on In l day of July, 1049, mid to ex- ilre on the 30 day o! June, 1950 Willie 0. IJiif? Suljsci'llicd and aworn to before me Ihia '22 day of April, 1049. Mrs. Miti'shcill lllnckard, (SEAL1 Notary Public My Commission expires: 3-9-53. Bin Office Open i at 1 Wctk N!«Mi Matinee Haturdajr * Sndaj at 2 p.m. with fontlnuoM NATIONAL LEAGUE Veteran Grappler To Appear Here On Monday's Card Jack Stecle, veteran wrestler who has appeared a number of time-; In Blvtlicvlllc in past years, will return U Promoter Mike Mcroney's card Monday night to take part In Pitching Is the Yankee strength, the Up match main event of the That has been Stengel's claim all ... ...... alonp. Ed Lopat. Vic Raschl and Tommy Hyrnc went all the way. Allie Reynolds got no-hit relief help from Joe Fase In the last three in- Bos'.on .. ... Clticimmlt .. Brooklyn .,. Chicago .. . Pittsburgh New York .. St. Louis ... Philadelphia W. .. 3 .. 1 . 'I .. 1 .. 1 .. 1 AMKIUCAN LEAGUE New York 4 Cleveland 3 Philadelphia 3 Detroit 2 ililc-iis" ; 2 Uo.slon '• 1 St. Louis 1 Wiuhin&lou t ninys yesterday. Now it's Fred Sanford's turn. . the match. . The next morn- Ridfte- Chllds, Keiser; McOinras, ** • „ wnu Manila- Wsaw in R, Herron relates, Harmon went ; *' Dsceola; Reed r Pocahontas way tie for fifth). Height: 120-yard high Newport; Young, Marianna; Mc- Gtnnls, Marianna. (Only three entries I. Time: 1T.4 sees. Pole Vault — Crews, Newport; iounts. Pocahontas. (Only two en- ' out and found that two of his Height: 9 ft. & in. Coun fries) 880-yard relay— Blytheville CHall, Hutcherson, O'Neal, Lutes); Pocahontas. Marianna. Osceola, Wllnut Ridge. Time: 1:40.6. Discus — Thranthum. Walnut Htdge; Donner. Blytheville; Sparks, Marianna; Futrell, Walnut Ridge; J. Shaneyfelt, Osceola. Distance — 117 ft. 2',5 ins. Broad Jump — Templeton, Pocahontas; Hlsaw. Osceola; Lutes, Blytheville; Whitehouse, Marianna; Yelverton, Manila. Distance— 19 ft. 5 In. 880-yard run— Austin, Hoxie; Carroll. Pocahonhas; B. Shaneyfelt, Dell; Watson, Walnut Ridge; Mus- tane, Newport. Tin.e: 2:11.4. 200-yard low hurdles — Young, Marianna; McGlnnis, Marianna; Moore. Walnut Ridge;- Massey, Newport; -Crase, Walnut Ridge. Time: ^; 6 sect. ~ 220-yard dash — Justus, Walnut Ridge;' Whitehouse, Marianna; Cole, Walnut Ridge; Hutcherson. Blytheville; Hall, Blytheville. Time: 25.3 sees. Mile Relay— Walnut Ridge: Blytheville; Marianna; Osceola; Newport. Time — 3:55.2. 5.e I three drives had landed In bounds. hurdles—Massey. Shorts anil Shells Barden State Track has come uj> with a device whereby a guy can keep his seat while he goes to stand in line at the payoff window. . . For 25 cents, he gets a key which will lock the sent in a folded-back position so no one else can use It. And he gets his two bits back at the end of the day, thereby being assured of carfare. Missouri folks say keep your eye on Bill McGuire, 23- year-old mller who left Leslie Mac- Mitchell'E old high school (George Washington in New York) to go out there to college. . . Plucie Stewart has just begun 8 four-weeks spring training session for his U. of Maryland basketball squad. He may make After vhc $100,000 pitcher gels his shot, Casey cau return to Lopat, It's a'i Impressive startiny array even without the injured DiMaRgio. Hudson Fnils In First Test Tix H'l-Mison failed his first real tesi foi Jor McCarthy. Much of the Sox' pennant hopes hinge on Hughson s ohllity to come back alter last year'r, snn trouble. Huphson walked six Yankees aiirt was rapped for five hits In six Innings although he wasn't chnrgec with the loss. That went to Ear Johnson, who was responsible for three New York runs In the seventh. G<Mie Benrden the Cleveland knuckle ball artist who was the hero of the Tribe's playoff win over the Hed Sox and World Series triumph, went the distance to trim Detroit, 4-3, in 10 It took a single by Mickey Vernon. to score Larry Doby with the winning run. Clark Griffith got the night season urder way at Washington In the Nats' second home game. A crowd of 9.011 saw Carl Scheib of the Philadelphia A's blank Washington with four hits. 2-0. Chisitx Nip Browns The Chicago White Sox staged Pet. .150 .667 .6 ill .500 Pel. 1.000 .ISO .600 .500 .SCO .200 American Legion's weekly wrestling bout; ai the Memorial Auditorium. Stee!* will learn with tough Henry Haricll afralnst two of the notorious wrc.slUnc Welch brothers. Roy and Jack. Ir. the 90-mlnuU time limit, best two of three falls tag feature Sleelc Ls a senior heavyweight who won quite a following amon; Blylheville's wrestling tans n rtecndi, ago. Tins will be his first appearance here in several years. The Welch brothers will also be tnnkln" their return to Blylhevllle after a shall absence but Hanoi! is a hold over from last week's card. Two one-fall preliminary bouts will precede the main event and will p'.t Steele against Roy Welch and with Jack Welch. SOUTHERN 1.EAOUK W. L>. Lllllc Hock New Orleans Birmingham . Allnutn Nashville .. Chattanooga Mobile . ... Memphis . . . . 2 .. 'i .. 0 Notice of Klllnr gf Application for l.lquor 1'rrmll Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with Die Commissioner of Revenues of Ihe State or Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on tho premises described as 326 K. Main, Illythovlllc, Ark. Application is for permit to be Issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July, 1949, aiu! to expire on ihc :i(l day al June, 1090. L. M. Cbappell, Applicant. Saturday 'LAW OF THE LASH" J.ush I.aRue FuT.ry tSl, John Aerial: Chapter I »t "HKX AN!) RINTlf" Pet l.M .66 .600 .603 .400 .333 .333 .000 Jlytheville Legion Baseball Team To Hold Meeting E, N. Shlvtcy. business manager if llic Dlythevllle American U>Kon Junior Ilnscbull team said to- lay that an ownnlziitlnnM modus of the Hlythevllle team has been scheduled for Ihe Legion Hut on South Second Street at 7:30 Monday night. Plans for (he coming season will. , . . . ,..,,> be made at the meeting and sev- nvolvlng moral turpitude; that no eral baseball films will be shown »»"«* \" »«» beer by Ilia under- All boys under 17 years of age h gncd Has been revoked within interested In participating In the «ve years ast nnsl; and that the Legion baseball program arc Invll- u.ulcrslKlied has never been uoii- ed to attend the meeting. Mr. Shlv- v ctml of violating the law. o t iln ley said. The Blylhevllle team will U'» «. ™ wy other stale, relative bo a member of the Fifth District 1° Athc ,f nl , C , °' l j lco , llo ' 1<1 "l l '!> r5 ; „. American Legion League and a full! Application Is for permit to be schedule of games Is assured. Nonce Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner o( Revenues of the- State, of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as U2B N. 2nd. St., Dlythevllle, Mississippi County. The undersigned stales that he !• citizen of Arkansas, o! good moral character, that he has never been convloled of a felony or other crime Yesterday's Results AMERICAN I.EAGXJE New York 5. Boston 3 Cleveland 4, Detroit 3 (10 Innings) Cl'icaso 5, St. Louis 2 Philadelphia 2, Washington 0 things a bit tougher for North Carolina and N. C. State next winter. Weak End Notes Biggie Munn, Michigan State With the Courts football coach, is looking for Al Dorow, a no-pound halfback with a trick knee, to replace George "Little Dynamite" Guerre next season. . . Clark Griffith, Washington Senators owner, recently received an autographed baseball from the "thousands of sandlot followers who wish the major opening." . any special reason why the sand- lotters selected Griff's team? leagues their biggest Wonder If there's Chancery: Pauline Melcalfe vs. Charles E. Metcalfe, suit for divorce. Helen Hayes vs. Jack V. Hayes, suit for divorce. Read Courier New* Want Ads Porker Freshmen Nine Defeat Qklahomans FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., April 23 )—Arkansas freshmen baseballers defeated Northeast Oklahoma State Teachers of Tallequah, 8-5, here yesterday. Jim Rinehart of the Razorbacks four-run rally in the fourth inning to down the St. Louis Browns. 5-2 Rookie Gus Zcrnial's homer touched off the Sox uprising against Red Enibree. and Tom Fcrrick. R-.lpli Kiner started his home •un title campaign by blasting one with the bases loaded In Pittsburgh's 5-4 victory over Cincinnati Knur's wallop and a triple by Clyde McCullougli helped the Pirates come from behind before 32,167 opening day fans. Al Brazte set down the Chicago Cute with four nils as the St. Louis Cardinflf broke into the win column foi the first lime ' 9 ' 2 ' A crow(1 of 10.121 in Sportsman's Park saw the Cards cut loose with their power. Stan Musial hit his first homer. Marty Marlon unloaded a three-run double and Red Schoendienst came through with three hits in pinning loss No. 1 on Johnny Osceola Legion Team to Open Season Sunday The Osceola Junior Legion baseball team opens its 194!) season tomorrow afternoon against the Blackburn-Stevens junior nine of Memphis at Hale Field in Osceola. Game time Is set for 3 o'clock. Both Osceola and the Memphis nine are members of the newly organized Fifth District American Legion League, which will begin play next month. Tomorrow's game is a preliminary attraction to the opening of the league. For the first time in the history of the Osccola team It will field two nines, the regular Junior Legion team and the "Knot Holers," a "B" team. A complete schedule o" games is being lined up for the B squad and it will open Ms sca.wi Monday against the Victoria Slug gers at Hale Field. The Osceola Lesion teams ar sponsored by Mack Grider Post 15 of Osceola. Schm:tz Rain and umpires to darkness call the forced Ihe New York got three for four. Bailey was the I Giants-Boston Braves game at the winning pitcher. I end of nine innings with the score Amors the common names fo the tiny evcrgcen wlntergrcen ar tea-berry, checker-berry, box-berry Jersey-tea, spice-berry and groun> hollj. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 6, New York 6 (tie—c»l- tl cud flth darkness, rain). Pittsburgh 5. Cincinnati 4. Si. Louis 9. Chicago 2. Brooklyn at Philadelphia—rain. Forest Fires No Longer Threat in N. Arkansas LITTLE ROCK. April 33. f/l'l— Forest l\rcs nu longer me an Iniuie- llate threat In North Arkansas oday. Forestry officials said that by persistent battling for more than week, flre fighting crews have brought the under control. They were helped by continued "greenluB" ol the forests, making them move fire reslstunt. Thousands of acres hi North Arkansas mid Southern Missouri were burned -over before the Bltuallon eased. Issued for operation beginning on the 1st day o( July, 104u. and to ex plre on the 30 duy of June, IBM). American Lculon. Duel Cuson Post No. 24, James Nlmthclmcr. Appllcan Bubscrlbed auri sworn to bcfor me this '21 dny of April, 1040. Mrs. Marshall ISlncknrd, IEAL) Notary Puhll My Commission expires: 3-8-63. SATURDAY MIDNITK SHOW Slurls 10:45 p.m. "IN THIS CORNER'^ Scott nrady Anatwl Shaw Ah.i Bliortl Sunday & Monday 'UNKNOWN ISLAND" (IN CINKCOI.OR) : Vlmlnln Crey, Philip Reed, Harliin McLfcne AUo Shorts Read r"nirler News Want Ad» Wlieii You BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME Cull D. C. FREEMAN 32 Years Experience • DuPont Paints • Imperial Wallpaper , I'htine 4291 SOUTHERN LEAGUE AOanta 9. Chattanooga 6. Birmingham 5, Nashville 1. O'lu'r games postponed. Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Cleveland. New York at Boston. St. Louis at Chicago. Philadelphia at Washington. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at New York. Brooklyn at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. Chicago at St. Louis. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night dames. Memphis at Mobile. Chattanooga at Atlanta. Nashville at Birmingham. Little Rock at New Orlcani. Tlie oil refinery at Abadan in Iran has a dally capacity of 490.000 ban vis, and is thus llic world's largest. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, April 25 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN loc New Starling Time 8:15 BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA (lax Included) TAG MATCH NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday Si Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Ont. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. DEAL'S PAINT STORE 10» Kait Miln Phone UBS Saturday "Fighting Mustang*" with Orson Also Short STARTING TIME Weekdays: 1:00 & 9:00 P. M. Saturday A Sunday: I f. 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