The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 25, 1949
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BTX BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 25,194* White Sox Trip Browns Twice To tyove Into Second Place Tie; Ca&fhals Turn Back Cubs 5-4 •iii •' V f ' \ By Jar Kelrhler , , v 'v (Assorlatrd I'ress Sports \Vriler) ICoili'off on those (lowers—the patient is for Jrom ricad. Thefpntient of course, is the Chicago White Sox. the club that was doomed b) the experts to die of loneliness In the drcnry confines o( the Am*'Hc'»ri League basement. «•— Apparently the White Sox have i QI _• *|| •• • I different ideas on tlie subjocl. DlyfheVII 1C l~l IQn Judging Jiom todiv's standings, the ! — . - — .... Sox not onli aie very much alive. i byt pre unking some of Ihc other - teahis roll over and play dead. r /3*n? end of the lirst week of play '•ftrjns Ilio Sox tied with the Phili adelnh'ft Athletic*; for second place, onh half a oime beliinri the fast- moving New York Yankees. Tliry have won five and lost only t\vi>. all their victories coming In a row, Wight. Gimiprrl Ihlrl \Vfll Splendic 1 pitching by Bill Wi^h' and Randy Gmivpcrt yesterday enabled 'he White Snx to whip the St. Louis Browns twice, 2-1 nnd 4-0. giviriE thorn a sweep of the lour- Golf Team Wins From Joncsboro New York . . Philadelphia Ctlic.tEO paine st-rie.s. Widit needed the help of some swell relief pitching by Matt. Siirkont Rochester draftee, and a two-run ninth Inning rally by tiis malfs to escape bfillR rhnrged with a 1-0 setback. Surkont. who worked Ihe ninth. Rot the victory. Tne Athletic* continued lo fatten up at the expense of Washington pitchers, whipping the Senators 8-3. It marked ihe sixth slraiRht loss for tlie Nal.s, who have not won s'nce opening day. Tne Boston Red Snx continued to flounder around, dropping the! fourth game in six start*, when the- Yankee came from behind to defeat. Iheni. 9-4. Bums, I'tiils Diviilr Brooklyn's fernppy Dodgers retained Iheir hnlf-game.. margin in the National Le.nsne race, splitti" a dOL Philadelphia. Tlie Phils won opener, 7-4. and the Dcxtcn.s look the st'cond. 6-5. The Cincinnati Reds fell into a second place'tie with the Now York Giants when Ihcy divided a twin bill with the Pirates in Pittsburgh. | nr , Klk ] v ,, The Rwls won the first game. 3-2. | cmcinimti in in Innings will) Charlrv Kiefs' sinellnsr home Johnny Wyroslok with the winning nu>- The Pirates won the second £»me, 3-1. Sheldon Jones went nil tlie way scattering seven hil.s. as the Giants defeated the Boston Braves 6-2 Bobby Thomson provided Ihe win- ning'margin In the first inning wlih n three-run homer. Joe Garagiola doubled home En<vs Slaughter with the run Hint s'«' c the SI Louis Cardinals a 5-4 Blytiicville Ilich .School's golfe defeated a .Tonesboro Hii:h School team <i lo :t in Iheir first Inler- sctioot match of the year at the. Country Club in Jonr.sljoro .Saturday. Paced by Frank Wagner who won both low nine and low 3B honors the Chicks dropped only one mutch while taking two. Wanner rlirted the ]>ar 7-1 Jonrsboro Country Club 'ny- rnit in a -ll-M-BJi lo ciiin low honors, lie defeated .lonesboro's Hhap 1'ryor hi malch play. E. n. Gee gave the Clucks their other victory in match play downing Ted Dem OO-ilfl. Jack Troxe) ga\'e .lone.sboio its (inly malrh victory by defeating Jack Kllioll. The two teams \\nll piny a trim lualiih lieie next SlTtmdiiy. AMKItlCAN I.KACIli: W L. 5 I 5 2 National League race, spliltin* | Cleveland . . ;oub!cheader with the Pliillies i»| Detroit rjoslon St. Louis .. \S r ashington Pel .71 .71 .tiiii .son .14:1 .I4H ' Pilletto Pitching )istrict 3 Track Scheduled Unvin^ a 14-11 rccoi-d with Portland last year. Duane Piliolte is "iven a good chance lo stiek with the Yankees. The six-foot three nch ] ight-handcr has rare chance lo follow in footsteps of his father, Herman Pillelle, insert, Detroit hurlcr of the Ty Cobb era who won 19 one year. N(nv York n , ls , on XATiONAi. i.i;.u;i'i: W I, in -1 2 :i 2 :i 2 3 :i :i n •> 3 st. Louis ... i>ln]udrlpliia .600 .600 .SOU .500 .-1110 SODTIIKHN I.KACIII: W. L. 8 1 5 n i,j u i c rjnck .......... 8 AtltiiUn .............. 5 Birmingham ......... 5 New Orleans .......... ft tri- | Nashville ............. 1 uniph ever the Chicago Cubs. The : Mobile ............... blow ceme in the last llnl! ol llh " I Chnttanonga Pel. .880 ninth with two out. The scheduled same belween Cleveland and Detroit was post- poiKd by rain and cold weather. Ali Up Memphis ^ ostercfav s RosuUs NATIONAL I.IIACHK New Vork (i. Huston a. ^ Philadelphia 7-5, Hmoklyn -i-fi. Cincinnati 3-1. Pm.sbm s;li 2-:!. first same ten immu;si. St. Loins 5, Chicago 4. AMKKK'AX l.KACUK Chicago 2-4. SI. Louis 1-0. Philiuieljihin 8. Washington 4. New York 9, Rnston 4. Detroit at Cleveland, positioned •ain and cold. i Delegates Begin Discussion of Site For 1956 Olympics ' ROME, April US. OVi— Delegntc.s from ;iO nalion.s beKfln talks lodn>- (Hi [he site (or tlie 1956 Olympic j |!nines. ! Detroit, backed by the United States Olympic Association wn» re- y:n-rif(t us li\e slronKcst contender. []'»5 : Other strong biddovs were Mel- iiliO ' boni'ne. Australia; Mexico City and -M4 I Hnenos Aires. ',11 rt ' WoikiiiK sessions of the week- 'j'l^ lotiK meeting were scheduled to bc- 125 \ sin today, following a press conference. A very Rrnndage, vice-president of the international Olympic Coin- mil Ice. said yestcrdny after tlie open iti (> ceremonies that it was likely thai Japan would lie readmit Led imo Olympic competition, but that Ilir question ot German participation probably would have to wait [or the formation of a German gov- ! eminent. Class A, B Schools To Compete Friday In Jonesboro Oval District 3 track meets for Class V anri II high schools and junior i schools will be reeled off Frl- ay at Ihe Arkansas Slate College val tn Jnnc.sboio. Ralph Ila/lip of 'arafcould, district president, has nnounced. The meets will be held under the lirection of Ike Tomlinson, Arkanas State athletic director, Mr Iln/.- lp said, and will decide entries in lie stfile meets to be held in Little Rock May 6-V. FOr the first time since before lie war the ulylhcvtlle Chicks, dc- cndiiin Class A champions, may lave competition. Mr. Ha/Up stated hat one arid possibly two other A schools probably will spon- or teams in the meet this vear. The two scliools that u avc Indl- uted they might enter teams in he meet arc Manila and Piueott. le said. Both schools have re-ln- tated track on their sports calcn- iar after several year^' absence, -nst year Blythe.vllle wa-s awarded he District 3 title because it was he only class A school of the district sponsoring a team. The cla-s-s B meet is expected to :lrmv a si/.cable fielrl n.s Is the iunlor event. Al least, two junior earns, Oivceola ii'id Jonesboro. are ��\\peeled to compeer against the iefcndintr state and district champion Blythcvillc Junior High Tap- ooses. Tlie "B" meet is expected to draw the lart-est number of entries with or eight teams depended on to furnish competition for the defend- inc champion O^ceola tlnnclads. This year the four top finishers in each event of en eh meet will be (nullified to enter the stale meets In previous years only first anc second place winne-s were allo'.vet to enter the state meets. Pebs Victory String Snapped At Eight Games Hy Mir: Asswhitcil 1*1 ess The pickers ol Memphis and the debuuker.s of Lilt IP Rock could shout Monday, but not very loud, Memphis finally won a baseball Kamc and Little Rock finally lost one yesterday. New Orleans defeated Uttle Rock in Uic .second fiame of a doubleheader Sunday, .5-3. UUle flock on it.s eighth straight in the first 1. Mcmj)his v on, 5-0. over Mobile ter losing .seven straight. The nec- id Memphis-Mobile game was n :i tie. The Atlanta Crackers won two tun ChiiUaiioofia, 5-4 and 4-0. Birmingham imd Nashville split '{> urines — JMinnnghuin winning e first, 8-7, fttuf Nashville the conti, 3-0. Charley Kisenmann is the pitcher :K> finally won fnr Memphis. He vc three hits after the Chicks )i him n three?-rim lead in the inning. Two lhrec-i un homers won the vo ftames iiL MPW Orleans. Joe I'tULtt (.{Ol Welch Brothers To Tangle With J. Steele, Harreli ProiMoler Mike Meroncy will bin veteran Jack Steele and two of tl loin wrestUIIR Welch Brothers, Jaci and Roy, lo the Memorial Auditorium tonight to participate in the j in the opener and five in the secon Wildcats and Reds Win In Y Softball League Holding the Wildcats scoreless fo six full innings, the league-leading Cardinals maintained their untie feated record in the "Y" Junto high baseball loop Saturday will a 1-1-4 decision at Walker Park. The winners tallied three run malch feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts. 7-3. soirnii:i:\ I.KACUI-: BiniuiiRham 8-t). Nashville Memphis ri-'i Moliile n-3 "s (lamp sevrii innins liet. Atlanta S-4. c;]K,Manoopn 4-0. Little Rock 4-:», Now Orleans 1-5. Yarbro and Central Win in Y Girls Play frame and coasted iti behind th effective hurling of "Sonny" Gar Sioele, who is returning to the ner. Donald Gentry, on the mom 1 Blytheville ring after a 10-year ab- i for the Wildcats, allowed only sence will team with Henry Harreli i blngles but received poor suppoi against the grappling Cherokee ] afield. brothers in the main event of the 1 The Legion's program. 200-ponnd toughie who operated in this circuit in pre-war day,>. is rated by Meroney as ono of the best in the business. •'roniphl's matches will mark tlif; rrtlurn of the Wckh brothrrs after a brief ab-sonce. Hnnell. however, is a hold-over from last week's ; card. Completing tonight's card will t\\o one-fall preliminary bnnt-s with Sleel 0 meeting Roy Welch and Harrell taking ot\ Jack Welch. first league game saw th i Yarbro Reds submerge the Bo I Weevils under an 11-0 count F , tlie. Weevils erred all over U' ; field. The Reds garnered 'x hits o i the pitching of I^eon Privett. Tl j Weevils were able lo solve t) I delivery of Wheeler Gracy for on I one hit. bc St. Louis Woman Holds '•. Lead in Bowling Journc Henry Ransom Annexes 1 oclav s Games NATIONAL 1J-:A(HIK Boston (Vnisclle 0-0* at Brooklyn (Martin 0-0). New York oiBrhmp i-o> at Phil- Armorcl Tigers Lose adelpliia (Borowy (1-01. Chicapo M^aonnrd (1-1> at Pitts- burs h t S r well 1 - n i (n i g h t >. C-inrimiiUl i Raftcnsbercer 1-01 I St. Louis iflrrchecn O-li inigiit). tn "Y" grammar school piris snft- , ..,., . -* Iwll piny Saturday mnrnins. ihe j Wilmington Open Central (earn defeated Sudbury 18 tn 11 in the first game al the Chirk- asawba and Division streets diamond. The second gamp was a hit which Yarbro won over Lanye in a Unlit finish 32-30. ThrsR teams will ptay each Suturtlay morninp. Legion Juniors In Osceola Win From Memphians O.-ccola's American Legion Junior temr. won it.s opening same o( the season yesterday taking JO-7 decision from the Blackburn-Stevens nine of Memphis. Bubber Stanford opened on the hill foi O.-ceola and worked fiv inning before giving way to Amos Weathers. Warren Welnbcrg led Qsccol-i's hitting with two hits, in- chiditi^ a two-run triple in the. ninth inning. Thus afternoon the Osceola "B" team was scheduled to meet the Victoria slu« at Hale Field. American Legion Junior Ball Players to Meet Prospective members of the Hlytheville American IxJRton junior baseball team will meet at the Legion nut tonight at 1:30 to lay plans for the coming year. All boys under 17 years of ag are invited to attend. Centra/, Lange Boys ' Win Y League Contests Central's sluggers maintained their league leadership In .the "Y" grammar school Softball league Saturday with a 23-7 decision over the Siutbury Green Wave. Clarence Hall and Bobby Jones shared the mound, duties for Central and Hulon Ervin started on t'iA hill for Sudbury but gave way la Norbert Blankenship In (he fourth. 1 Central collected nine, hits against Sudbury's six. In Ihc aliening eame, Lange staged a seventh inning rally to edge Yarbro 6-5 in seven fast innings. Danny Edgmon's round tripper with one on in the seventh was the big blow that -spelled defeat for Yarbro's smooth working combination . in the opener, while Al Yaylian ancl young Harry Fisher gave only seven the Travelers four-bag- \ hits in pitching the Pelicans to the er in the sevemli inning of the < nightcap victory. rsl Kitinc. Hciy Wentherly hil one! —- r New Orleans in the second me. Ralph .Schv,anib won a six-hitler Dial -l^lil s li: 15—Stalls 7:15 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday SAMUEL GOLDWYN HD\ OITire Opitns at 7 Week Nights Matinee Saturday A Sunday al '2. p.m. uith cotiliiiunus sliowiiiff. I l.itst Time Today "DARK PASSAGE" llumpbrey Unfurl, Lauren Bacall Hrucc BenneU Shorts and Serial. Chapter 0 of "lillUCE GKNTKY" Tuesday WAI.l DISXEV'S "BAMBI" Serial: Chapter !> of "URI.'CE GENTRY'" 1'itsl Time Today 'UNKNOWN ISLAND" (IN OXECOLOR) Virgin]a drey, Philip Reed, IS [\rtoti Methane Also Shorts Tuesday "GASHOUSE KIDS IN HOLLYWOOD" Tarl Svvilzcr. Hinly \Vissler Also Shurls TUVID NIVEN TKFIKSA WRIGHT KVKLYN KEY13S KAR1.KY GRANGER Released by RKO Radio Pic Warner News & Short NEW* Box Opens Week Diiys 7:00 p.m.- Alatinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT To Dyersburg Team Ali Khan wa? an al?o ran aboard his Liphtship at' Paris' St. Cloud, but thai doesn't zhange the price in the Rita Hayworth Handicap. AMKKK'AX Hrlniii i Trucks 1-0' at Chicapo Jurison 1-0'. Philadelphia frolcman 1-0) al \evr York t Rasrhi l-0>. Washln^tmi iCiilvert 0-1) at Boson i Parnell 1-Ot. (Only games whcdulcdl. SOrTHKKN T.KAGL'K The Armorcl Tigers failed in their first ntlempl for a victory ycstrr- riav. lo.sinp to the Dyersbnrg Indc- prnrtrnUs by an fl-4 count. Fiank Ellis opened on the mound for the TlRrrs and worked four innings. Bissell took over [rom there nn t j rompletort the Kamc. EULs was chflrard with the loss. Burl Wilson .swung the blp bat for Ihe Tiger. 1 !, slamming R home nm in the eighth with one on. WILMINGTON. N. C., April 25— ',_Consistency in vain, sunshine ] and wind paid off for Henry Ran- | son of SI. Andrews. III. He got the I S.2,nt)0 lop monry in tlie SIO.OOO' iliningtnn Opeti GnH tournament. After standing eighth for the first round, Hanson began to chimb and nobody could stop him. He moved up to soronri place Saturday, and yesterday he finished the climb with n two-undcr-par TO for a winning 27(i. HR was 12 under par for Ihe 72-holr si retell over the Capp Fear country club course, with rounds of 69-6fl-Gft-™. COLUMBUS, O-, April 25. ttT\— Clara Malaya Is keeping right up \viih hubby in the bowling world. The -13-year-old St. Louis housewife helri the .single. 1 ) lend today in the Women's International Bowling Congress tournament. Her husband is Frank Mataya. who is con- side to tl one of the nation's male bowlers. Mrs. Malaya walked off Ihc Riv- ervicw Alleys yesterday w ith a (558 .scries in the individual event. That has been pond enough (o win the individual title in the WIBC tournament in 23 of the previous 31 tournaments. Ter - 658 came I rom games ol 223-191-244. Read Courier News Want Ads Mrmphis at Mobile, Little 'Rock at New Orleans. Only panics scheduled. l>r llrrlr Ki\rs Tcrlh ELM GROVE, \Vts -Many o! Klin (.irme's mnrr couraaeous citizens iiav<? their troth repaircri by Dr. E, I.islrn, My Children— CHIC AGO—Bruce Fidler rode his hor.^e fen six hours on (he hottest da\' of th? year to deliver an in- viuilnr. to the Villa Park. III., pioneer week to Mayor Martin Krn- nrllv ol Chic^co. Then, \vlirn the modern Paul Revere ai i ivcd all sle.uned up at the tnayor's of (ice, he discovered (hat Kennrlly w;ts nnl at hand to accept the invitation. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION I'UICK ANYWHKKK! K^erved Seals on Sale al Ihc Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, April 25 ADULTS Sllc — CHI1.UKKN Inc Ne\\ Slarling Time S:1.j ]!OX SEATS l.ic lOX'l'KA (Tai Inrluclrd) TAG MATCH It Is brllcvrd Ilia! plntinum was brought tn Europe fnr the first time 1941 from CuitnuriiN, Columbia by a Jiunnicnn nssnver. BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Last Time Today THE RED PONY' with Robert Milchum AIsu Shorts "THE JUDGE with Millmrn Slonc Also Shorts THEATER LEACH VI LLE , ARKANSAS. Show Slnrls Weekday. 1 ! 7:00 p.m. Salurilny and Sunday: Coniinuoiis sho^vitip frtun 1:00 |).rn. Ijjisl Time Toclsiy (l)l)t lll.K KKATtiKK) TARZAN'S NEW YORK ADVENTURE" \vilh .loliliny \Vcissmullrr ^laurcpti O'Si])liv;tn and .Inlm SbcfTicId JACK STEELE and HENRY HARRELL versus ROY WELCH and JACK WELCH Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Steele Roy Welch Harreli JackWelch "THE TROUBLE WITH WOMEN" with li.iy Mill.uMl, 'Vcrrsa Wrichl and Brian l)n»lrv.v Alsn <'arlnon anil l.^te \Vorld News Yours! \ cs, the pleasure's all yours when you discover this naturally suioot/ier gin. Take a sip straight lo prove how good it really is. Then try it in your Martini or Collins. Delicious! ^American Original KVKRV TI1KSDAV SCKKKN-TKS'l NUi Tuesday "CHRISTMAS EVE" with r.rortt lUfl. firnrRe llrrtil. 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