The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1946 · Page 6
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m/iTHEVHJ,E (ARK,) 'COURIER'NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1046 Cockers Win Ofer Memphis $*cto*y Put* Atlanta Top of Heap in tra League. £}BT BDBNS BENNETT Press' Sports Wrii*r ,-.*™ /A, Ga. May 15. (UP)—' Bit JpHI Ayers, the Newman, Ga , farktelJer, »as well on his way toward 20 victories today and his UMJf the Atlanta Crackers, once afMQ;- roosted at the lop of the aautbern Association standings. ' : '"Ajitrs, who has been tossing low'- hlt gmmes -with great regularity this s***qb, limited Memphis to a pal- tty-'ttte safe blows last night but almost lost the game when his raaleS hobbled seven times behind hitani. ; ,However, Big Bill was able to we«tt>ei the miscues and came throAh with a 3^2 win. f«r-,hls four® straight victory "in his fifth triumph of the season. Standing three Indies above the slx-fKat mark and weighing close to yft pounds, Ayers seems definite^ on his way to si big league pitching job. :Ihn939, '40 and '41 he pitched for tjje BuCocd, Ga., semt-\iva club, one *f the fastest semi-pro outfits iri Uie nation nt that time, and was''their ace pitcher. In. 19.42 lip was tack in organized ball, pitching Jpr Savannah in the Sally League where he won 19 while lo^- | ing $ In 1943. .be woiv'15 anil tos', i for- th c Atlanta Crackers before entering the Army in August. Ho serves with the Army in Bin-opt! and !got a chance to pitch quite regularly and was rated the tO)i huriir in the European Theater. • , , i _ ^^ Cards Capture Extra-Inning Game From Dazzling Dodgers BY'CARL LCNDQUIST . VuHt*' PrtM S»*rif Wriirr NEW YORK, May 15. (UP) — Eddie Dyer, the man oil the seven losses since coming to the Cards In 1939. Then when Lanler tired and Brooklyn tied • the score, Martin mooning much today about I Marlon tame through with a uo- start of his Cardinals and after an 11-lniilng look It was easy to see why. Pyer brushed off thought thai he miglit bs roasted alive If St, Louis falls W come through nfler telng the hottest pre-seasoii pennant fayojit^ in either league. And '.he Cardinals *ith a Ktlr- mh lo clinch WHS Lanler's flf h run single the game. straight victory without a tiefcal. Th« Cards made 15 hits, George Kurowskl getting four to .sel the' pace os Brooklyn's first place lead was cut to a game. I Jersey Boxer Retains Crov/n lOtti Round Technical Knockout Ends London Championship Event. BV KOBKKT .ML'SKI, United Prtvs Sports Writer LONDON, M:iy 15. (UP)—Brills)) boxing funs ucclnlmcd Jersey Cliis Lcsiicvlch a "Kenulne champion" rounds. Mill, apparently stunned. 1 today because they had seen the was draped over the second strand game, blood-smeared American ral- of the ilng ropes. He had been ly from the brink of defeat to re- knocked half-way across the ring tain His world "ght heavyweight by a final straight right, after ris- tltle by a 10-round technical knock- Ing twice In that session from out over England's Freddie Mills. ] counts of seven and nine. The champion's dramatic rally, Fearless Freddie's earlier spills In llw B° r y brawl at Haringay ] occurred- in the second round lor urcmi last night will long .be re- counts of six, eight and nine. inembcral by the sell-out crowd I - — of 10.700 who provided a record Raeohall SranrKnoc British boxing gate of approxl- DaSCDall Standings uau-ly $200,000. j SOUTHERN LEAGUE Dining the furious fighting, 31-1 ^ '-. W L Pet 'ear-old Lesnevlch was battered ntu a bloody hulk by rugged, bull New Orleans al Nashville: NATIONAL. LEAGUE St. Louis at Brooklyn. Chicako al Plilladelphia. Pittsburgh at Boston. Cincinnati at New York, 2 might'. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at St. Louis. Boston at Chicago. That Dyer's demonstration feelings that backed up| there isn't to ing. 7 to 5 victory over the front- M1uch to worry alrout-yel. injwiles running Dodgers In extra innings, liav « retarded progress, he said, made It plain that any attempt, to i alld postponements have kepi pilch- read them'out of thVrace al Hits "••'* £l °'» working often enough to early date Is extremelv premature. 1 1)C '" lo l' trim, while the lai-«« They won with a cliaracteristlc | mllnbcr °I returning servlcejne* r..,^XI«,.^_r-.nn<, " ,u>rfnrmnnnl> I Oil tllC ClUb are iUSt 11OW IlltlilU beating the dazzling Dodgers at iom« after they had won nine (might games there this season, but there was q ,)ot more to lh« story' than that.' , •Hod the Cardinals been beaten vcslcrclay .there still would have 3een no reason lo discount Ihe .eam's all-around brilliance and ils potenlliil greatness. They ran'for the exlra bnse and mad e It, they, parlayed, hustle 'and class afield, to cut off ll)c Dodgers slride. Four In Row Braves Boston, Billy Southworth's Mill his second gaiDe with 11 inliilmiim of trouble. DIMagglo'.s liomor, which produced three runs, WHS his seventh. Washington went to extremes to .sim|) Detroit's eight-eninc winning streak, netting 20 liiLs in n 15 to 1 victory in ih« most lop-sided mafnr lilt this year. lincldy Lewis ilrovc in runs with a homer, double, and single? and scored three Braves won. their fourth straight,' himself while Jeff Heath got three beating Pittsburgh,, 5 to 1 lit night doubles and a single to jlrlvc In to stny a game behind the .Cards, 'our runs. Lefty Jim Wallace faced only 31 batters In pitching a four-hilter in which he struck out six. Pour .singles, an error and u wnlk g:ive Boston four run.', In the fourth and a triple by llama Rowel I followed by Tommy Holmes' double produced single to jlrlvc In Hookic Ansc Moom robbed Roger Wolff of a shutout with :i ninth Inning homer. Other major league games were rained oul. when they tried the same thine.-) ih c other In the seventh. They gave .lefty Max Lanlcr a. 5j t)ave (Bool Ken :sr, won ills fourth' to 0 lead in four Innings ns he | straight jjnme beating thw White £wx, 3 to 0 on Iwo hits nt Chicago to keep Boston five-and-a-half games ahead in the American. AI employed tits long-standing hex • to beat the Dodgers for the 21st time • ..Pelicans Lose The win- put Ihe Crackers one gartiei ahead of the New Orleans PellcKhs who dropped an 8-3 game to, cfiattanooga. The Lookouts, be- hlnd-t'the steady hurling of Luis Alcjrra. batted southpaw Jesse Danna tjbm the mound in the fourth inning and racked up a total of IS h*s for an easy win. The game, nbwejer, was played under protest by rjfv Orleans. The Nashville Vols closed out, their series'with the Mobile Bcnr.i .vitli a 4-3 win by shoving a run across' in the last of the ninth Inning. Lcroy Pfmid went the distance for the losers while the Vols used Francis' Toner. Ernie Balser ana Russ Meyer op the mound uith Meyer getting cre<yt for the win. ' At Little Hock, the visiting Birmingham Bnrons defeated the Travelers 6-2 behind Ihe six-hit pitching of Jim Walsh. Today, the clubs open new series with Allantti at Little Hock: Memphis at ,Birmingham; Mobile a' Chattanooga, and New Orleans a 1 . Nashville. . two-run homer by Rudy York gave ' Ferriss all' the margin he needed for his fourth straight victory. | The Yankees made all their rims off homers by Joe DIMaggio, Bill Dickey and Joe Gordon in a B lo '1 triumph over the Browns at Si. IXmls. Backed by nil ihnl power, Floyd Bevens scattered nine hits houldercd, black-haired Mills, who •cse Iron) the canvas live limes >cfure he was stopped for the first line in his 10-year career, •| lie champion — with blood tilreiunlng from cuts above his left ye. his nose and his mouth, and I'llh his left eye tightly close— achieved victory at 2:56 of the 10th round, licferee Eugene Henderson, foimei 1 British amateur welterweight champion, stopped Ihe bo'ic which iiad been scheduled for 15 Allanla , . New Orleans Memphis . Nashville . . Chattanooga Little Rock . Birmingham Mobile . . 20 11 . 18 11 . 18 12 . 13 12 . 13 15 . U 1C . 10 18 ,. 9 18 ,G15 .621 .COO .520 .404 .407 .357 .333 Todav's Games SOUTHKKN I.EAOUK Memphis at Birmingham.' Atlanta at Little Hock. Mobile at Chattanooga. For River-Washed SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 We Also Sell Good Black Sandy Loam and Dirt for Fills LARKIN SERVICE STATION 219 East Main St. K. M. I.arkln Hulen tote? Z\ The dial tone may be delayed... We Invite You to Come in and i * X* * We're Having An Old Fashioned ' ,' V/hen yog make a telephone .call, yoj may not hear tti« dial tone as quickly as you did some time ago. The reason i*., is: we're connecting more telephones to the dial equipment - than it normally should handle. Y Tfiis is a temporary measure to serve as many customers who are waiting for service as we can. — You can help make service better for yourself and everyone if you will: T 1. Always wart for the dial lone before you dial. 1 2. Make your calk as. brief as possible. We'll appreciate your co-operation. Thank you. (^.SOUTHWESTERN BEll TELEPHONE COMPANY -''. i •?!?:•• ••.•;••• •• -"• •• • • • ' 'rand Opening THURSDAY May 16th - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. WALLPAPER Regular 48c WASHABLE NOW Ifegllzr. 30c LIGHT-FAST NOW 20* Ktgulur 22!ic WALLPAPER NOW iECROBlNSON rM AJ.f. • »\ N| *«^7n lmnmiu ARKV>S.\S FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION £>££ Estimates S.J.COHEN Contractor JiNCriBLDG BLYTHEVILLfcARK. We Will Make the Following FREE Awards— Zenith Radio Tiiblo Modal Electric Iron Big Ben Alarm Clock Electric Toaster Or you may take any other merchandise of equal value. This is to announce that we will open our new store Thurs- R day. May 16, 1946 . . . Open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. . . . nothing will be sold Thursday. We want you to pay us a visit and if you see anything you want you may come back the next day and make your purchase. We ore featuring a nice line of Furniture ... Kelvinator Electric Appliances . . . Shelf Hardware and a Complete Gift Department. \\V ;iro very proud of onv new store. We want you to ninko it your sloiT. \\Y arc nly asking you for ii s'rmre of your patronage ... He sure ;u.d come in Thursday ami register your name ami ucklvcss. \vc will l>t> expecting you. DANE FERGUS CO. OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS Back from the Battle Fronts to Save Yon Motors, Breakdowns, Money New FRAM Filcron Oil Filters With automobile production delayed, you may be driving that old car of yours a long time yet. So play safe. Get the amazing new Fram Filcron oil filter ... proved by the Army and Navy on every battle front . . . tc reduce motor wear, save costly repairs and help lengthen the life of your car. Visit Your Service Station Today Yes, now's the time to visit your service station or dealer and have them make the Fram Dipstick Test. The Dipstick tells the story! If oil shows dirty*, have them install an efficient Fram Filcron filter to remove dirt, dust, grit, carbon, sludge and ', harmful abrasives that accumulate in your oil and grind away vital motor parts. You've everything to gain, nothing to lose, because every Fram Filcron filter is backed by an iron-clad, money-back guarantee. If your car is already'filter-equipped, put in a Genuine Fram Replacement Cartridge to get the most out of your present filter. There's a Fram replacement cartridge to fit 'most any type of filter ... so visit your service station or dealer today for the free Fram Dipstick Test. FRAM CORPORATION. Providence 16, R. I. 'Certain heavy-duty oils, due to the detergent additive used, will turn dark in color almost as soon as put into f/ieengme. Where such oils are used, filter cartridges must be changed on a mileage basil FILCRON FILTER THE MODERN OIL & MOTOR CLEANER '• USED CARS WANTED We will pay you the full OPA Ceiling plus your extra equipment. If you are going to keep your present car let us give you ;>n estimate on reconditioning your motor, body and painting. Credit lerms can he arrnngcd. Tires, Tubes and auto and home radios for sale. Lee Motor Sales, Inc. Oldsmanile East Main Sf. CMC Trucks Phone 519 SINCLAIR Changes Agents! TOLIR B. BUCHANAN, a returned Blytheville veteran, is now representing SINCLAIR in Blytheville and the surrounding territory and will handle All Sinclair Products The Sinclair high standard of service will be strictly maintained under the new management and a phone cad will bring a Quick response to your Needs. I am at Your Service! TOLER B. BUCHANAN Sine/air Agent FRISCO YARDS BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. Note f he New Phone Number 876

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