The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 11, 1946 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 11, 1946
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Fans Favor Assault to Win _ Pimlico -' P»f»e Promises to Be "• Largest Pot of Gold ',"! - BY' LEO H. PETEHSEK T"> Vmttft ton Shorts editor - ^BALTIMORE, Md., May 11. (UP) frniult, who. learned to run on the King Ranch of Texas, went oat today to do what his daddy dtil llj jmrs ago and the betting wa<> ewa money that he would do it. TODAY'S SrOKT PARADE Wide Variety of Professionals In Sports Go All-Out for Racing BY OSCAU KKAI.EY United Press Sports Writer BALTIMORE. Mel., May 11. (UP) —Puttering around the Pimlico back— stretch as they go to the jwst for the Preakness: The disclosure at Old Hilltop that Ralph Kcrchlval, the former Kentucky and Brooklyn Dodger football player, had turned owners' agent brlnss to mind the fact that, many race people come from various types of sports. MnJ. Dimmy Deveraux, who bred _ _ He wa* alter » Preakness victory [ a "d trained rnce horses before he I its: Black-eyed Susans—and the that would go to his owner as the winner of the richest purse in American turf history winner of the Kentucky Derby at Louisville last Salurriay- whlch put $97,400 in the cash box— w»» in on I a rain check. He wns a tupplementary entry for this Mth annual running of the $100,000- added Preakness stakes and had hta. owner, Robert Kleberb, seen fit to rlsh $3,000 before not last J became the hero of Wake Island, was a former polo star. Williiiiu Du Pont. Jr., owner of Hampden, is a violent tennis addict. Don Cnmeron was a California football and track star. Young Ogden Philips was national court tennis champion. Jim Milton, prenkness .starter, lilayed Texas League Baseball with Trls Speaker a nti trainer Hack Ross was an S. M. U. football great. Bins Crosby plays a hot game of golf mid Ace Hudklns, the old middleweight, is training horses... proof (hut the horses get them all. Rube Marquardt, the former Giant pitcher, is a nuituel clerk... Devereaux, clndeltnlly, had a horse question as Ills first poser to interviewers on Ills release from the Hokkaido Prison Cnmp. Tom Bhehnn. place Judge at Surfolk nnd to be a steward at Rocklngham, wns with Stars and Stripes then ami Interviewed Devereaux on the flight to Tokyo last September. April 15, Assault would not be out there this afternoon competing against 10 other horses. His dad, Bold Venture, back In the pre-war world, came to Pimlico from the Derby and won the Preakness. That turned out l o be the end of Bold venture's racing days, for he broke down soon af- ler'and was retired to stud. Assault has a chance to better his papy's record if he wins today. Then it will be two down and one to RO tor . the turf's triple crown, which only Sir Barton. Gallant Fox, Omaha, War Admiral, Whlrlnway and tpunt Fleet have won. i,l' Six Deffey Entries on Hand -Six of the ten horses he will have t^ beat today to win the second leg toward turf's triple crown—The Belmont Stakes being the third- are among those who followed him JTj>me'ln the Run for the Roses. ii-One of those six, Hampden, the; . Delaware dandy with Eddie Arcaro tip, was given the best chance, for ^ wii closest to the Texas streak of'lightning at the finish of the HumboUlt. Tcnn., Thursday night derby. True, Hampden was only; nnrt one or these. Rhapsody In third, but Spy Song, the second Blue, owned by Smith and King, yice .finisher is not going this afternoon and had the Delawart!- feed colt had any one on him that "Who won the Preakncss," Devereaux asked when he found that Shchan wns interested In racing... Shehan told him. hut what Tommy wanted to know just before they went off today was: "Who wins this one?"... the Turf nnd Sports Digest, has a liandicnpper named Bob Oilmore. Said Gilmore was a malheinactlcs professor nt Ynle a»<i head of (he department of mathematics at Pnce Institute. He also has written several textbooks on higher mathematics. . , So Gllmore turns to handicappinc — and uses a slide rule and logarithms to figure the winners... boy, hand me my barometer ami the calipers, I want to make a two- buck bet. Thi> wining Jockey in Ihc Preakness will earn about $10,000. Well, Willie Doyle, a place Judge, was the winning boy 37 yenrs ago with Effcndl— and r ;n i fee of $04. The diffeienct between racing then nnd the now, according to Doyle Is payoff.". ..inflation Is such a tiny word... AcconlltiK to tradition In tho Picnknpss the victor hns H nlnnket of blnck-cycd Susans thrown over his sweaty withers. It's the slate flower, old bo", and oulle the prop•• thin gto do. Only at this time of year there are no black-eyed Susans hereabouts—so florist George Cook sat up hair the night pnlnt- ing daisies with shoe blacking. Foul claimed on Pimlico. Blytheville Entries Win At Horse Show Two Blytheville entries dominated the Junior Plantation Walking Horse class in the ninth HIV = _ . _ nual horse show of the West £''•ess closest to the Texas streak Tennessee Strawberry Festival »i jfi'y but Job Dean Jessop he would have been ah easy second. Jessop misjudged the finish line nnd pulled up William Dupont, Jr., horse Vefpre they were home. . Heading that list was Mrs. Elizabeth : Arden Graham's Maine ghance Farm entry of Lord Boswell ,and Knockdown. *-The entry probably will go to the post at 3 to 1 and those who saw the Lord trye to win the Derby last Saturday are inclined to BO carefully, because they remcinbw that Lord Boswell, even though | he had Aracarp up, had no racing luck and finished fourth. His sta- blemate, Knockdown, was fifth. Manr Watching Knockdown But those backing the entry of Ihe queen of cosmetic millions wcr e not overlooking Knockdown, a Maryland-bred horse who \vas goo<l enough - to win the rich 'Santa Anita_ Derby_;j[ist; wjnteij. There are others In the race, tooj but three ipf them are . doubtful starters,, depe'rjiimg',j jipoVi- ^tracS conditions. T?iei I: £rack.i*'ds' ! iasl; :nt — " yttteWiyV'but art fotv today and if, it come£ mud, Lovemenowi.Marine Viq- and Wee: Admirai'mSy' not 50. Victory; Wee Admiral and »re,. Indira a rain chejck than thouse four should win the Preakness the net value to the winner would be $102,895. That still would fall short of the biggest winning purse of American racing history—the »108,«0 which Azucar picked up in winning the Santa Anita Handicap in 1935. In addition to Lovemenow, the other non-Derby starters In the 11-horse field are Tidy Bid, the Jobpe of turf's Gold Greek, William Hells; Natchez and Billy Bumps, Alamond. Lord Boswell. Knockdown, Wee Adimlral. Hampden and Ma- Hhe Vicjory were behind Assault in the Kentucky classic. took second place in the Open Plantation Walking Onss. Smartly handled by a youthful Blytheville rider, Billy McFnrltind, Sir Kid, owned by Hiram Wylle, was judged first in the Junior Class, with Rhapsody in Blue, ridden by Benton King, second. First honors in the Open Clnss went to Cotton Belle, a strawberry was a 21-21 lie. which threw the KHine into an overtime period. Dnr- liig the two minutes overtime, the Lions tallied one Held goal and the Bobcats, one free shot, to bring n victory of one point to the Lions. Piloted by Benny Gentry, the Bobcats strove to defeat Harold Honeycult's Lions In a nip and tuck game. Both had equal records for the number of games won before the final play-off. Play was tense with both tennis employing zone defense in un effort. to stop the offensive drives. For the seventh grade championship. the Dodgers defeated the Browns with n 15-7 score. Chosen for the first team of all seventh grade were: Leroy Pruill nnd Pete Williams, forwards: Lc- roy Crlncr, center, O. O. Stlres. gunrd and captain, and Dick. Reid, guurd. For the second team were Gerald Donler and J. C. Droke. forwards, Thomas Craig, center, Jerry owned by H. N. Rogers, Phillips and Earl French, guurds. . Hughes. Ark., and ridden by Robert Collier, More than = 3500 spectators watched as the riders put sleek entries through their paces in ten classes of competition. Junior High Lions P/oy Into Overtime Period to Win Cage Championship In one of the fastest nnd closest basketball games this year, the Junior High School Lions defeated the Bobcats Thursday for eighth grade championship..' Seventh'• grade' champs are the'Dodgeri, w)ii) |ri£- fe.ited the Browns...,. .... _ . At the cnd^qf.the'gnmfj pic,-*:orQ For the all-eighth grade first team were Benny Gentry and Harold Honeycutt, forwards: James Preston, center, Larry Lutes, captain and gunrd and Jimmy Percl- vnl, gunrd. On the second team are Charles Phillips and Roger Lum. forwards, Donald Bunch, center, Billy Brown and Gary Mason, guards. To Teach Tennis Tennis classes will be given after school is dismissed for the summer, Miss Alice Sallba, Y program director, announced today. Miss Saliba said that the courts are ready fpi-Aise. Fob booking, r shc can be contacted at her office al the' ^..telephone \«9. : .*. j :''', f j .; b Pine Bluti Golfers Plan Invitational Tournament PINE BLUFF, Ark., May 11. (UP1 : f-Quaulying rounds began today afld _ Trtll continue through next Friday for the Pine Bluff country Club's Invitational Goll Tournament beginning Saturday. , One of the early entrants was Richard (Bubba) Smart, Arkansus State Amateur Golf champion, recently discharged from the Army. Employes of the Pine Bluff Arsenal «Bd all military personnel were expected to constitute the largest group of entrants. Your Time Is Valuable >. . Our Service Is QUICK! Call 2611 • for Road Service Anywhere • Tires Repaired—any Kind. • Batteries Charged—Quick or Slow • Washing and Greasing • All STANDARD PRODUCTS • Mechanical Repairs. MARR'S AUTO SERVICE YOU KNOW WHERE IF IT'S INSURANCE Dial 2311 For Complete Protection • ACCIDENT &, HEALTH • HOBPTTAUZATION • FIRS • AUTOMOBILE • LIABILITY • BbROLARY • PLATE CLASS » TORNADO • SURETY BONDS • AVIATION FUST MTIOIUL •BOUNCE AGENCY 1MN WRESTLING Blytheville Legion Arena Monday, May 13, 8:15 p. m. Adults, 36c, Tai 9o—Total I5c. Reserred Seal* 12c, Tax 3c—TotaJ, 15c. Chlldren'i SeaU lie. Tax »c, Tctel, lie. Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on TAG MATCH Savage and Belkas m. Harrel and Omar 2 One-Fall 30-Minute Matches DANNY SAVAGE YS. HENRY HARREL CHRIS BELKAS vs. PRINCE OMAR Mobile Climbs Out of the Cellar Bean Come Up WiHi Sixth Win in a Row In Southern League. By BURNS BENNETT Unit** PTTM Sport* Writer ATLANTA, Ga,. May 11. (UP) —There was Joy In Mobile Saturday for the first time since the Southern Association pennant, race :ot under way (his year and no onger were the Bears referred to as the "Phillies" of the league While the three leading teams, Memphis, Atlanta and New oceans continued to set the Dace bv winning their games Friday light, the Bears also came Into the spotlight hv shutting out Chattanooga Lookouts. 3-0, behind he three-hit pitching of Loo Pfund for their sixth straight win mil a sween of the three-game ;erlcs with the Lookouts. The win also enabled the Bears o climb out of the league cellar md climb to within three games of fourth place. The Memphis Chicks retained heir slim lead by winning out over Birmingham 9-8 In 10 in- ilngs. The Chicks hammered four Baron hurlcrs for 17 lilts but It was largely because of eight Baron errors that the chicks were able o win. The Barons made a great try or the game, coining up with four runs in the ninth to tie the nine up but couldn't hold the hicks in the 10th. The loss drop- led the Barons down Into the enguc cellar. Pelican* I,Irk Nashville Atlanta also keeps pace bv downing Little Rock 8-2 behind he six-hit hurling of Bill Ayers who racked up his fourth win of he year. The Crackers scored once in tho ccond and six times In the third and Ayers was able to coast the est of the way. \ The New Orleans Pelicans kept wllhln a hall game of the top by Inking the measure of the Nashville Vols 7-6 In another 10-lnning fame. The Vols tied up the game with three runs lln the ninth but the Pols got to Less Anthony for Hie winning- run In the loth. Tho Vols used five pitchers on the mound nnd hnd another, p*j> Ftamb«rt, catching before the game was over. Ilie Birmingham Barons meet . Hie Memphis Chicks tonight In the I only game scheduled for Saturdny 'but Sunday will find eight names on the docket. Atlanta moves Into Memphis for four g«mes stnrtlng wllh n doubleheader Sunday while New Orleans invades Chattanooga. Mobile goes to Nashville, an.1 nirmlngham travels to Uttle Rock for slmillar series. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Memphis 16 9 Atlanta 17 10 New Orleans . ... 16 10 Chattanooga . ... 13 13 Nnshvllle 10 12 IJUI» Rock 9 14 Mobile 9 15 Birmingham 815 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Boston 21 3 New York Detroit . St. Louis . Washington Chlcnso . Cleveland Philadelphia St. Louis . Brooklyn . Boston . .. New York . Chicago . Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Philadelphia ir. a 12 10 9 12 8 11 7 11 6 13 6 16 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. 12 6 13 7 9 9 .. . 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 11 5 13 Pet. .640 .630 .610 .500 .455 .391 .375 .348 Pet. .875 .652 .545 ,42!) .421 .38!) .316 .273 l»ot. .667 .632 .500 .500 .500 .414 .450 .278 SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1946) Wrestlers' Tog Match Booked For Monday Danny Savage and Chris Belkas are to tangle with Henry Harrel and Prince Omar in the usual tan match at the American Legion Arena Monday night. This wllll be Savage's first ap- pearanee here. Promoter Mlko Meroney says that savage is a skilled matman and as good as the best seen here. His technique Is about the same as Belkas so they should make a good team against Harrel and Omar. Belkas made a good 'showing here last week against Harrel and Rlley and very studiously observed the rules ol the game. He Is tn the light- heavyweight class, weighing about 195 pounds. Omar, who has appeared hero many times in the past, l s about average. He is a powerfully built fellow and is fast for his weight. Harrel l s a very fast wrestler and weighs close to an. even 200 pounds. He and Omar round out the card promising an evening of spicy entertainment, Fans will get a prevue of Savage's ability ahead of the main event when he meets Harrel in a one fall 30-mmute time limit preliminary match. Belkas will take on Omar in the second preliminary, promoter Meroney says that the match will get under way promptly at 8:15. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham 1 at Memphis, night- NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Chicago. New York at Boston (night). Cincinnati at St. Louis. Tune to Radio Station KLCN TUESDAY, MAY 14th 12:55 p. m. Noon Hear the Address by GENE E. BRADLEY •"- ; '£- : . : . - '• 'A . CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY JUDGE Mississippi County, Arkansas U$ED CARS VENTED UI payyou thefulliO,P,A,C»iling plus ytHirbxtra equipment. , •i ••!• ii < •< ; - 1 V | i If yon are going to keep ; your present car let us you an estimate on recbndUioning your motor, body and painting. Credit terms, can be arranged. .Tires, Tubes and auto and home radios for sale. Lee Motor Sales, Inc. Cldsmobile Bast Main St. CMC Trucks Phone 519 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans 7, Nashville «. (10 Innings.) Mobile 3, Chattanooga 0. Memphis 9, Birmingham 8. (10 Innings.) Atlanta 8, Little Rock 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 5, New York 4. Washington at Philadelphia, night. Only games. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 4, Boston 2. Pittsburgh at Chicago, rain. Cincinnati a i si. Louis, rain. Only games. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Detroit. St. Louis at Cleveland. Washington at Philadelphia. Boston at New York. Read Courier News Want Ads All cotton blooms are white on Hie first clay of blooming, red on the second day, and fall- off the Plant on the third CHICK THEATRE "When Happiness Cost* So LHtb" Werk Dajii SUrt* »t T f. m. Buy Your Poultry w. T. "DAVIS Poultry House On Highway 61 North Wholesale and Retail Hens _ Springs — Cox 38c 44c 37c -. Our Phone — 528 _ TIKES AND TUBKS Last Time Today DOUBLE FK4TUU 'The Fighting Buckaroo" with Charles Stamtt and Kay Harris 'Chip Off the Old Block" with Donald O'Connor and P«XBy Ryan Serial: "Kaiders of Ghost City." No. 5; Also Cartoon Government-Owned ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION FACILITIES For Sale The War Assets Administration Invites proposals lor tlic purchase of the following government-owned electric power transmission facilities constructed as a war measure to provide electric service lo three pumplne stations on the Big Inch and Little Big Inch pipelines, commonly known as the War Emergency Pipelines fPlancors 1226 and 16801. These facilities, which ;irc now or shortly will be declared surplus, include the following: Approximately 117 mijes of 110 KV, "H" frame, transmission line extending from Walnut Uirl^c, Arkansas to pumping stations 7, 8 and 9A, located near Egypt, Arkansas, Kagiis, Missouri, and Gran, Missouri, respectivcl.v. Included also is voltage regulating and .service equipment located al Walnut RidRc, Arkansas, and a short section if 33 KV, single pole transmission line terminating at pumping station !)A. These lines arc all located on separate right-of- way independent of the pipelines and secured under perpetual casements. Ml rinla contained herein are necessarily abbreviated and subject to correction. They are not intended for use as a basis for negotiation-, WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION reserves the unqualified right to reject any or all pro|X>sals or oflcrs received for the above properties. ADDRESS YOUR INQUIRIES ON PROPOSALS TO' WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION Uilittes Branch Industrial Division of Real Property Room 4080 — IUHr»a4 Retirement Building Washington 25, I», (!. (bit A) ANNOUNCING Refrigeration Service by Mr. Charles A. Clawson BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. 138 K. Main St. Phillip Robinson (Where Courtesy Is Not a Memory) Radios and Appliances Phone 3610 Felix Carney CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a quick sale see me. I have buyers for homes. List your property with ,me. My commission is 5%. I have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office 1M So. Second Ph»nes 44fi nr 2930 New Theater Man!' ,' s f/nert Btiav:-. liVEKY NIGHT Matir-i: Saturday & Sunday .. Saturday "California Gold Rush' with Wild Bill Elliott SERIAL AND COMEDY Admission 14,. ^^ 30c CAN WATER AID IN KIDNEY-BLADDER DISORDERS? it's Mountain Valley Mineral Water, the famous mineral water from HOT SPRINGS, ARK. MOUNTAIN VALLEY — HELPS Stimulate Kidney Action — Soothe Bladder Irritation — Cbmk;t Uric Acidity CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division . Blytheville, Ark. Sunday antf Monday "DRAGONWYCK" with Gene Tiernej- & Vincent Price MEWS AND COMEDY ATTIC FANS Are Available Again AT PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., INC. Farm Ditches and DITCH BANK LEVELING New Draglines and Tractors with Bulldozers Immediate Service FREE Estimates S. J. Cohen Co. ENGINEERS — CONTRACTORS Phone 3646 or 2525 Room 30, Lynch Bldg., Blytheville, Ark. SATURDAY OWL SHOW STARTS 11:30 p. m. Crime Doctor's Courage' with Warner Baxter and Hillary Brooke Serial: "Haunted Harbor" No. It Also Comedy Sunday and Monday "Lassie Come Home" witli Roddy McDowell and Efsa Manchester Also News and Short. Saturday Owl Show "Johnny Comes Flying Home" with Richard Crane PLUS COMEDY Admission n c and S RITZ THEATRE n .Manila,,Ark. ,B« office opetts at 7:M; Ptctora aUlia at 7:15. l ', Saturday "THE LAW RIDES" With Bob Strtlt Lulu Comedy; last Chapter of 'Masked Marvel"; Trailer on new .serial "Hannted Harbor" Sunday and Monday "SPANISH MAIN" with Paul Henreid, Maureen O'Hara and Walter Slezak In Glorious Spectacular Technicolor RKO News and Sport Short Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Last Tine Today Tucson Raiders Wild Bill Elliott Gtarft "Gabby" Hayes Serial: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Midnight Show Saturday Starts 11 p.m. 'Strangler of the Swamps' Rosemary 1<a Planche Robert Barratt •Also Shorts Hrmrtav »"H Monrfav Continuous Show Sunday 'Nob Hill' In Technicolor George Raft, Joan Bennett Viyian Blaine ParaiMwit Newi Also Shorts

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