The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1946 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 10, 1946
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1946 ?, To League Lead • ' felly in HM Margin for Victory. »T BITENB BEVNETT _!«»•* !*«•« Pt-rfc Writer ATLANTA, Ga. May 1«. (UP)— Doe Prothro'a Memphis Chicks still toM'their r«jor-edge lead In the Southern Awoctation standings Friday and It's beginning to look like thcs-11 h»ve to win every day for a while at teast to keep ahead of the nirglne Atlanta Crackers and the f»*t-stepplng New Orleans. Pelicans. The Chicks exploded a 14-hlt attack at Memphis Thursday niRht t<> whip the Birmingham Barons, 9-fi. TODAY'S BFORT FAEADE Fro/ey Hopes for Knockdown, Not Assault, to Win Preakness By OSCAR FRAUiY United Prets Sports Writer BALTIMORE, Md., May 10. (U.P.)—Step closer, you lucky people, closer so those In the back can hear, and Old Fearless .Farley will favor you todny wilh the winner of the Preakncssa burly, awkward, ugly fellow and a small, handsome 'ciirly-hnired kid. Taken resjwctlvoy, and from bottom to top, llicy me Maine Chnnce Farm's Knockdown ami Bobby pcrmnne. Don't, snicker and doni sneer. Let me be (he first to nhvays re- »nd the Chicks put on a Tour- run rally In the eight to break a 5-5 tte and sew up the game. Herm*n Drefs started for the Chicks »nd »«s the winner although he g»V nay to Lester Willis in the ninth. Wally Oaddls started for Hie Barons but was relieved by Jim Walsh in the fourth. Walsh wai charged with the defeat. The teams continue. their series tomorrow night. the''Atlanta Crackers also woi before the home folks, downing the Little Rock Travelers for the second straight night. Ihis time by • 4-1 score. Dewey Adkins was i touched for 10 hits, three more Ihan WJB mates got oH three Traveler pitchers, but was Ucht in. the pinches Bob Gill, who relieved Ollie Byers in the sixth, was Hie loier. Trie teams meel again tomorrow night In the series finale when the Crackers will raise the 1^45 pennant. • The »tn lett the Crackers still tied with the Chicks in games won »"nd lost, but trailing in percentage points • New Orleans also won to keep -nithln half a game of the chicks •nd crackers. The Pels outlasted trie Nashville Vols to win In 11- Snnlngs, 4-3 All trie Vol Runs came on homers with Mel Hicks getting ' one in the second with one mat 1 on nnd Bill Manning blasting OIK in the filth with the bags cmpiV Southpaw Jesse Danna of the Pel gave up nine hits and. Dale Alderson of the Vols gave up 13 safe Mows The teams conclude tlv series tomorrow night. mind you that Old Fearless hah . picked the- last three winners o: I the Run for Hie Blai sans. I hud Count, with everybody else); Derby, a rougher task than win- wing at bingo and poker In the same night, "so Hint ought lo prove he's quite a hunk of host. Permatie, the curly-haired one, wasnt blowing the whistle, either, when Knockdown took his lumps last year. And, although young Bobby was handling the throttle In the Derby, you can't overlook that long vacation. So, wilh one under their belt, they look like money In the bank at Old Hilltop tomorrow. And if Ihey don't, win, s'help me, I'll— I I'll—well, I'll try real hard again t next ycnr. Promised Land Nine to Meet Huffman Team The Promtoed Land Independent Baseball te*m will ploy, boat to the Huffman nine Sunday afternoon at 3 pjn. Both teams should be on about even term*.' Huffman lut w»ekl bowed to the BlythevUle Ind>p>n- dent.t 10-5 In their flrot fame of the Promtvd l Land Twelve Horses /\re Entered in Steeplechase NASHVILLE, Tcnn., May 19. (UP) —The largest field of record, 12 horses, goes to thp iwst tomorrow for the fifth running of the Iriquols Memorial Steeplechase—and the crnck, amateur riders of 11 of Ihem nre hoping they won't be watching die back of Lowry Walking' color- Ttnnis Honors at Stakt NEW ORLEANS, May 10. (UP) —Johnny Hyden, top-»eeded Van- derbllt ace, and Howard McCall, third-seeded, of O«or«U Tech, will meet here today In the feature match of the Southeastern Conference Tennis Tournament. Hyden drew a first round bye yesterday, and then pushed over a victory ngainst Dick Barnes, of Auburn, 6-4, 6-3.' McCall acored two easy Cope, of Ole Rufus Harris, fe'cd^iiion".i Hogan, Mangrum : I>cllslvc Lead ^~"— : - m HOUSTON, Tex., May 10. (U.PJ —One-half of the 30-man field, (along with almost everybody else) nntl Polyncslnn—all alone. i That last one wns $20 for your ! , MOUStOn duce so. i repeal, don't write those pun letters 'til Saturday evening. It Is only fair to admit of course that the Fearless One gave yon , | C( i | )y Dcn jiognn and Lloyd Man- Dark Jungle in the recent Derby I B ,. um w m, Brs fol . t)le fll . st , r0 und, won by Assault; the Cubs to win wclc under par figures as they the last World Scries taken bv the Tigers, and a few other unimportant trivnls. In defense, I reiterate that you don't yo to the Derby to bet but to drink mint you can't wager on it says here In small Juleps, and ball games, )rint. But Knockdown now looks like noncy from the native heath, only better. This way the old folks at home don't suffer. All he has to do is beat about ten other classy looking colts and he picks up the marbles as you do likewise—with chunk left over for little fail- Bobby. Just, like that everybody gets rich. Not wealthy, mind you. uecaue think ol paying all ttiosc horrible income taxes. But don't worry about that because Knockdown and his plutocratic stablematc, Lord Boswcll, will be light up there among the inutuel "cherccs." The ugly duckling, however, will come flying down In front. Considering that knockdown finished a fading fifth in tlic Derby there may be some psychiatrists preparing to send, me their sales 'literature. In advance rebuttal, I would like to |x>int out that over there In Kentucky the big guy was somewhnt nkin lo a 5:15 coivi- I muter running for the train after began play today in the (second round of the $10,000 Invitational Tournament of Champions at Elver Oaks Coif Course. IIoRan. who began his yolf career as a Port, Worth caddy, and Mnnei'iiin, from Los Anfjelcs, shot brilliantly yesterday. Hogan, the favorite, missed the lead when 25-foot pull on the 18th green lipped the cup. Jimmy Dcmnret, home-town pro, was three under par at 68, and Sam Snead of Hot Springs, Va.; i Frank Stranahan of Toledo, Fred Haas of New Orleans. Harry Todd of Dallas and Herman Ketscr of Akron. O.. tied at 69. Byron Nel- »lso fill shirt.- Watkins, who halls from Louis |nal mound agaliwt the local,, probably \^ Mco r:lces and victory in a recent race on the Du Pont course at Montneller, VR. Other owners put tourist list us the favorite despite the fact he's never raced as long as the three- rnlle, 18 jump Iriquols rtistahce and that he'll be packing the heaviest welchl he's ever carried, more than 145 pounds. wins over Delxxich Mis.",, 6-1, 6-1, and Jr., of Tulane, 8-1, «-0. Memphis Woman in Bid for Go/I Championship DALLAS, Tex., May 10 C.UP) — Miss Margaret Gunther, Memphis, Tenn., today faced Ml» Dorothy Klrby of Atlanta, Ga., In the semi- Ilnali of the Woman's Southern Golf Association Tournament after scoring a surprlnlng win ovtr defending champion Louis Suggs, U- thlr spring, Oa., yesterday. Read Courier Newi Want Ada. will be called on again In • aee- ond attempt to pitch his tefcm- matex to their first Tlctory of the season, The promised Land team probably will take the field behind the effective pitching of dene Beard, who last week twirled a- 3-0, two- hlt victory * against the American Legion Juniors. •: Hitting power of both team* is not loo strong, therefore a lucky break could easily be the deciding factor in an expected pitcher's duel. Probable starting line-ups: Huffman FM. Pnmlte* Ijiml Stevens ...... 1 b ........ Hardy Sims ........ 2 b ........ Baker P. Adklsson . . s! ____ Jack Duclon Cassldy ...... 3b ...... ..Wilson Ray .......... If .... Bill Beard J. Adklsson ... cf ...... ,. Mullen Stewart ...... rf ..... .,'! . Ashby Scribbner . ..... c .. John Duclos p .. Oene Beard son of Toledo, Henry Ransom ol Houston, Toncy Penna of Cincinnati, Jack Burke of Houston and Bob Reigel of Houston were bunched at 70, one under par. Third-round play is carded for tomorrow, and the tournament will end with 18 holes on Sunday. cellar-dwelling Mobile Bears a months vacation. home team victory strins ->" '»—' iritact for the night by whitewashing the Chattanooga Lookouts. 4-0. behind the flv e hit pitching of P«t MeGlothin. Hardln Cathey and tXlvrte Ortiz worked for the losers vith Cathey being charged with HIT lo« The scries ends tomorrow (tight with a single game. Baseball Standings By United Press SOUTHERN l«AC.tlF. W. L. Pot Memphis 15 g - 025 Atlanta :.. New Orleans Chattanooga Nashville Uttle Rock Birmingham Mobile The homely one with the wings on his hoofs doubled the ante. He hndn't been to the post In two months when he scampered home fifth in the rose run with the mint nml boui-bon trimmings. He hiui held his own for more than mile with the front-running spy Song when the time-off Charley horses got to him and lie fell back to fifth. The sprint for a good seat which ruins your homcwnrri bound game got Knockdown in his start of 1345. nlso. He had copped the Snnta Anita State .College Gridders , Book Thanksgiving Game CONWAY, Ark., May 10. Jeff Furrls, director of Athletics at Arkansas State Teachers Cortege here, said today he had closed * contract for the teachers to Alay Arkansas State College of . Jottes^ boro at Conway Nov. 2», Thanksgiving D«y. . . The Jonesboro team replaces Ar- kansas Tech on the Teachers' schedule, after the Teachers and Tech recently brok e relations effective at the end of the current school year. CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a quick sale see me. I have buyers for home*. List your property with me. My commission ifi 5%. I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office m So. See*na • Ph*aei 4M w (KM CHICK THEATRE "Where Happinen Costs So Uttfc" Wcrk D*7»: 8UH» «4 1 f. m. Friday and Saturday DOUBLE FftfTUBE "The Fighting Bucko roc ' with Chirks SUrrett and Kay Harris "Chip Off the Old Block" with Donald O'Connor and Buv Your at 1'oultry W. T. DAVIS Poultry House On Highway 61 North Wholesale and Retail Hens — Springs — Cox 38c 44c 31c .- Our Phone — 528 _ TIRES AND TUBES Finest Quality FRESH DRESSED POULTRY Dressed electrically in three minutes while you wait. HENS-FRYERS You may select your chicken to dressed if desired. be FARMERS: BRING US YOUR POULTRY FOR HIGHEST CASH PRICES HAYHES POULTRY PLANT 125 E. Ash Phone 425 Serial: "Raiders of Ghost City." No. 5; Also Carloon SATURDAY OWI- SHOW STAKTS 11:3* V- «»• 'Crime Doctor's Courage' wilh Warner Baxter and Hillary Brooke Serial: "llaunled Harbor" No. 10 Also Comedy Sunday and Monday "Lassie Come Home" with Roddy McDowell and Elsa Lanchesier Also News and Short. Today's Games NATIONAL' LEAGUE Cincinnati at St. Louis; game. Pittsburgh at Chicago. Boston at Brooklyn. Only games scheduled. AMKIUCAN LEACillE Boston at New York. Washington at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. night Remember, // it's for a man, MEAD'S Will Have It! New Theater Manila's Finest Show's EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Friday 'No Time for Comedy" with Jane Stuart Serial and Comedy Saturday "California Gold Rush' with wr' r.iii Elliott SERIAL AND COMEDY Admission Me and 3» Of the 1GO.GOG attorneys in Ihc United States, 1230 are colored. Saturday Owl Show "Johnny Comes Flying Home" with Richard Crane PLUS COMEDY Admission 14c and H Sunday and Monday "DRAGONWYCK" wilh Gene Tierney & Vincent Price ' NEWS AND COMEDY Pittsburgh ........... 5 11 Philadelphia . ...1 ..... 5 13 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 9, Birmingham 6. Atlanta 4, Uttlc Rock 2. New Orleans 4, Nashville 3. Mobile 4, Chattanooga 0. NATIONAL LEAGUE Borton 5, Chlcako 2 (12 innings.) New York 6, Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 8, Brooklyn 1. x Only games. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 9, Washington 8, (12 innings.) Boston 7, Chicago 5. Philadelphia' 1, Cleveland 6. St. Louis 6. New York 1. Bee» sometimes become mislrus',- lul ot their queen, and put her to death by massing about her s 1 ' tightly that she smothers. . H ., .. >^-^" 1 '' round the world 84 times in one year/ RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:04; Picture starts at 7:15. , Sunday and Monday "SPANISH MAIN" wilh Faul Ilenrcid, Manreen O'llara and Walter Slezak n (rlnrious Spectacular Technicolor RKO News and Sport Short For Complete Protection • ACCIDENT ft'HEALTH • aoePITALIZATIOK AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY BUBOLARY • PLATE GLASS 'TORNADO BONDS • AVIATION During 1946 tlic Bell System is spending millions of dollars for more than 2,000,000 additional miles of long distance telephone circuits—enough to go around the world 84 times! Many of these new circuits arc already in and working—helping handle the flood of calls that crowd the lines. Delayed calls arc already becoming fewer, and delays themselves shorter. Our first goal is to bring back prewar standards of long distance service. When we've done that, we'll try for even a better record. SOUTHWESTERN BEU TEIEPHONE CO. "All 1 owe lo am or nope lo t> Angel Molli e, mv er ,^- ! This if our tribute to 'Mothers on Mother's A.. Lincol n Last Time Today T "LIVE WIRES'' with the Bowery Boys and ' '\ Easi Side Kids '-! WFSTJKN SHORT and ^ PAKAMOITNT NFWS ' Saturday "THE LAW RIDES" With Bob Steele l,«lu Comedy; Last Chapter of Masked Marvel"; Trailer .on new serial "Haunted Harbor" 1 Open 7; Starts 7:3» p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Friday and Saturday Tucson Raiders Wild Bill Elliott George "GaMiy" Hajres Serial: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Midnight Show Saturday Starts II p.m. 'Strangler of the Swamps' Rosemary la Planche Robert Barratt Also Shorts Snnrimy mi C*ntinBO« Show Sandar 'NobHiir In Technicolor George Raft, Joan Bennett i Vivian Blame FantRMBnt Newt Also Short.t

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