The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1947 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 19, 1947
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SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1047 BlA'THUVlU.l*: (AUK.) COUlllKll NliWS ire Football Series Langc ci Perched of Pluy at Hqff, PAGE FIVE Boston Red Sox Dominate Play In Early Games of 1947 Season i[ie and Ca^ioliq* 'took over nwm'1'.shiu 'of -ill's* • ))!ace of 1 gnunmar school loot ball league wiiuuiii; their fames at Haley Teld lusl niiiht climaxing Iir:,t r ha!f pli'.y in the loop. Lani*(, knocked Hie Central Crim- Kpn Title from the throe-way first place lie by winnins" 8 lo 0 \vhi.e Catholic '.va.s implied Lo beat tlie Green Wiivc s from Sudbury 0 lo 0. Yarbro pulled a .surprise supset in yo.sttnckiy uflernoon's Bailie by downiiiK tlie Sudhury Bulldogs li lo 0 for their first win of the season. 1 Yarbro'.s win over the Bulldogs nd the Grefii Waves defeat a', he hands of Catholic* Rave the Ra- {orli-ieks com-taiiy in llic league .-.•(.•liar. Ijiiissc and CiUlioSb sl'.iRcrt a defensive battle lor the firsl t'.vo ((Liartcrs, the hand ending Ilio seme i)l a 0-0 deadlo.k. Lnntio came back slrnni- in the third l>-riii(l and moved tlie ball to Hie Onlral oiii* yard line. Here the Tide 1 staged a i7ia(>nifi::enl goal- llnc defcnso and lour downs netted tho Wildcats no yardage. ' Cejilral lock over on downs aixi a ttamblc by Ihe (|imrU*rliack was costly. .lohni-v Halsell. speedy halfback of Ihc Tide attempted to run th(, ball oul of Ihe hole hut was li'!i|>p?[l behind Ihe goal line J'or a safety. _ i I.HM:;O Sevres Touchdown I L-inge scoied its only touchdown in the final period. Billv Bratton. k Jimmy Swift and Shannon Lanx. y, baekficld stars for tlie Wild- ^t.-. combined forces lo jnish tho deep into Central territory, ; f io\viii'.{ Lan^iey to score easily. kr'hn :itlcmpted "conversion failed riimi llu* same cndfd wilh the Wildcats out in front by an 8 to 0 inarein. Tho loss by Central scooted them into second place. The Hudbury Grci'n Waves staged n strong defense against the scrapping Cnlhnli;: Fighting Trisll. thai look tho Irish three ana one-hall quarters to ci'ark. After a nin and fuck battle for the first three Ijamrs, Catholic finally found Uie combination to break the Grr-enies defense and saved llicmselvc.i iin iir/wl. Catholic .scored it:; lone touchdown about midway of the final period when' Charles Williams crashed over ihe poal lo score after < much effort. The fry for rxlra 'point : failed and the same ended 6 to 0 for Catholic. .•• -..•'•: Ka/nrbarks Using a now off< the forward p:iss. zorbs-cks lumen ..._ ,, TT , upside down ^y defeiit^riffj bnvv BnlldoiTK "(i to _ ., afternoon's tilt. ' fe» v- After playinj? thi^e. scofefes pcr- cliixls of good defensive: "football, the nazorbiieks took to-tHS'air in the fonrlli stan^i. Thc'-'piiss coin- nation Wheeler Gracey to -Mo:i- oc Holland clicked for "good yard- jc. Wilh about two 'minutes lo go in the >;amc, and the hall resting on Siidbui-y's 1 an,'Gracey took the ball from Dannv EfHicmoii, Rnz"* 1 'back quarterback 011 a fake eiul- nmiind. Instead of running he faded back and tossed a wobbling pass to right end end, Holland on NEW YORK, April 19. <U!>) — Today was only Ihe fifth duy of the 1947 baseball season, bu; already the resl of llic American LjC'iigHc was wearing a "break-up- Ihc-Boston-Hixl-Sox" look. The Sox, unanimous choice to repeat as pennant winners, were living up to that rating In every department. They lead the American League with three victories and no defeats. Only the Chicago White Sox, with two victories, re- innln undCi'eatcd with the Uosox. Ted Williams, hit a three-run homer as Uie lied Sor defeated tlie Athletics yesterday, 9 lo 3. Bobby Doerr also homered and got three of the Sox' eight hits. The White Sox kept tlieir perfect record wilh their second shul'Jiit. .John Rlgney went eight innings and Frank PapLsh one Inning In holding the St. Louis Browns to five hits In a 1 to 0 Chicago win. 13ave Philley singled Floyd Barter home with the run off Nelson Poller in the first inning. Virgil Trucks of Detroit also rcg- islercd a shutout—a Ihrcc-lilt 2 to will! ° J c) b on Cleveland. Roy Culloiibinc and Pat Mullin homeren for Dc- Iroit's runs and two of the three; hits fled Enibree allowed. Allic Reynolds of the. Yankees got In the shutout parade with his eight-hit whitewash of the Washington Senators, 7 to 0. Preside!'. Truman was in the stands as Bobo Nev.'som took the mound for Washington and lasted much longer than the portly and not completely modest hurler. Charley Keller's tliree- run homer in Ihe Ihird inning started Bobo on the way to a quick shower, while the President stayed in his box to watch the carnage. Pittsburgh went into the National League lead by outlasthiK Cincinnati. 12 to 11. Tile Pirates hit ri»o homers -;wo by Wally West T lake,* and one each by Leroy Jarvis, Jim Russell and Bill Cox each hit one. One of Wcstlake's homers came with two men on base, as did a fourbaggcr by the Reds' Ray i Mueller. I The St. Louis Cardinals combined Chicago Cub errors with timely hits to win. 4 lo 1, although tlie Cubs BOC eight hits and the Cards I only five. Harry Brechceii was the Yesterday's slur: Virgil Trucks of Detroit, who pitched u four-lilt shutout over Cleveland. BASEBALL STANDINGS Bluejays at Dell Win Game From Gosncll Pirates SOU'l'liEUM New Orleans Little nock . Chattanooga Atlanta . Birmingham Nashville . Memphis . . Mobile . ... W. ..5 AMKIfK AN Boston . Chicago . Detroit . .. New York . Philadelphia St. Louis . . Cleveland . Washington LKAGUK W. L. 3 0 -I 0 .. 2 .. 1 .. I .. 0 .. u Pet, .7H .CGI .tiOO .500 .500 .400 PC;. l.UOO .GUT Ing, The Dell IlHih School drove across seven runs lifth Innlni: In down (he High Si'luuil Pirates 1'J u> li y.s- lenluy in a Mississippi Coimtv Hissli School liaseljall League .;;UIK* at Dell. Oarrctt, Dell righlhand.'r, hehl the Pirates ID four singles uut was in trouble several limes diii'ln;- ;lu» game due lo hjs wildness, KlRlit Uosnell errors aided the Ji'iujay.s in their win. The big fifth Inning saw Mori Is of Dell pound a homer wl'.li two mules aboard for I fie only circuit blow in Ihe ijame. liatleries: Clusuell — Ward and Ford. Dell— GariTtt and Yclvenon Hox score: H Oosncll ...... 002 ait 0— li NATIONAL LKAGUK Pittsburgh . .. Brooklyn . .. Philadelphia . Cincinnati . . St. Louis . ... New York . .. Boston Chicago W, 1.. Pel. .. 3 0 l.OCO . . 2 1 .067 , . 2 1 .IJ57 ..2 2 .500 .. '2 V .500 .331! .333 .000 1! Dell •100 170 0-12 12-2 Chicks Lose Ball Game to Manila 12-10 .. i .. i .. o Yesterday s Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis 7, Mobile 5. Chattanooga 6. Atlanla 3. New Orleans 7. Little Rock 3. Birmingham 14, Nashville 7. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 3, Philadelphia 3. Chicago 1, St. Louis 0. New York 7, Washington 0. Detroit 2, Cleveland 0. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 10, Brooklyn 4. , St. Louis 4, Chicago 1. Boston 10, Philadelphia 7. Pittsburgh 12, Cincinnati 11. winning hurler. The New York GianUs. inspired asainst their bitter rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers, hit six home runs while running up a 10 to 4 victory. Rookie Bobby Thomsor and Dill Rigney each got two and John Mize and Willavd Marshal hit one each. Jackie. Robinson got his first homer—and the first extrii base bit—for the Dodgers. Rookie first baseman Earl Tor- ge.ssotl got a homer, double and single lo lead Boston to a 10 to 7 victory over the Phillies. Bob Elliott, also hit a Boston homer. Twenty-one homers .were hit in eight, games yesterday—IB in the National League -and five in the American. the Sudbnvv 10. Holland scored easily on the play to make the score R to 0. Edgemon attempted to buck center for the extra point but was slopped. Donald Gentry. Bulldoa quarterback, scored seconds before the halftime whistle but referee J*!lg Bynum ruled that his knee hit the ground on othe six-inch line so Ihe touchdown was nullified. The halftime whistle saved the Razorbacks of a possible tie. The standings: Team W. I. Tct. Catholic 4 1 -Win I.ingc 4 1 • : »' l « Central 3 2 -6«a Iliilldngs 2 3 .*Ul> <lrccii Wave 1 4 -2^ Yarbro 1 * J!W Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chattanooga lit Atlanta. Nashville at Birmingham. Memphis at Mobile. Little Hock at New Orlcnns. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Chicago. Cleveland at Detroit. New York at Washington. Boston at Philadelphia. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at New York. Philadelphia at Boston (2). Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. Chicago at St. Louis. 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Mulllns started on (he mound tot Ihe Chicks but Ihe Uoiis jumped him for elfsht runs on seven ills in Ihe tlitrd innlnu sending i!m to right field and Leon Wnlden relieved him on the mound. The Lions collected (inly one Jill', off of Walden, a left hander. In the Ihrec innings Unit he worked, lhal beine; a home run in Ihe sixth by Joe Tlirclkeld, ccnlcrficlder for the lions. Lions, ullins iiai'e up 11 hits in I lie three Innings that he worked and bolh he and Walden slrnck on), five men cacti. Wixson led the Chicks In hilling, collecting a situ:le raid triple In four (ioies at bal. Miilllns collect - cd a double and single in four attempts. Tinelkeld, of Manila, hit for Ihe cycle wilh a single, double, triple and a home run In four tries. Chick errors were costly allowing four unearned runs to cross the plate. The batteries—rsiythcvillc; Mullins. and Walden <3) and Koont/.. Manila—Harris and Oalloway. Winning pitcher, Harris, losing pitcher, Mullins. Box score: It If I'. r.iyiiu-viUe .. an. 1 ; (130 o in K i> Manila 218 001 x 12 12 -1 The Chicks will t;o to Osccola Tuesday for u (;nmc with Ihc Seoi- Inoles and will relurn here Friday lo play host lo U'-ll. Martin Booked For Return Mat Feature Science will rule Ihe weekly wre.s:llnB prouiam Monday nlj;hl at Ihe Amcrlciin I.eBion Arena when Wayne Mnrlln n u,| j, u -k 'Welch meel Lefty Pacer and Ted Hell In the hit! mulch feature. Martin, who made a bl B hit wilh funs last Monday night, is being fcallircd in a return uuilch by popular [tcnmnd, Promoter Mike Meroney slated. The Ihree-llme All - American from the University nf Oklahoma proved himself to be by far one of the fastest men ever lo enter the local rlnr;. Ills ability lo escape from almost dead-locklnu holds, completely awed the spectators lust week. His able partner, Jack Wek'h, Is a velernn of Ihc local rliiK, and Ihe youngest of ihe famous "wrestling Welch" family. Jack, who will he Ihe smallest man In the lour- some. Is both scientific and fiisl. In the opposUo coiner, two more, fast and scientific urapplt'rs will be found. Ted liell, a lavoille "f many funs hi lilythcvllle several times lu the past five years. l)ur- IIIK his last nppciu'arico Here, Toil was bltli-n on Ihc finger by imotli- cr gruppler caiisitH- n Iwiiu fellnn. forcing him to relire from the ri iinltl Ihc Injury hciilt'd. 1'acer, who needs li" Inlniduelloil liere, is also a favorllc of local inns, ills fiery lempcr Is well known In Hlylhevllle. iMcer Is bolh last and elcan, but knows how lo rough tilings when It's necessary. In Ihe Iwo one-fall preliminary mulches. Martin will meet Pacer and Welch will lake on Hell. Starling lime Is set lor 13:15. 1 lying Agents Slilclil Ducks KIOHOIIOTH UKACII, Del. (UP) U. B. IJeiuirhucnl of Interior ol- licluls, aniu'il with cinneriis, ha\'e duck Imnltng. 'Iwo lederai agems duck hunlnlv;. T\vo federal agetits have been making nlrpliinir lours »l Ihe nuir.slilands, ki'epini', nn e.i^le eye out lor tnit-of-season hunllng. Panama Hats Cleaned & Reblockcd The Johns Shop BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Como To: U-DO-IT LAUNDRY With Those Dirty Clothe* 0|icn 7 a. m. Close 5:.'!() p. m. Tuiwluy uiut Tlnir.sdny NJKlils Open Till 9 o'Clock 323 North 2nd St. Main FOR SALE Choice 40 acres located at Kim'/; Bridge, 'J miles north of l)ly- thevlllc on Highway 01. Five roni residence, 1-room tenant housu and bam, several outbuildings. GO paper shell pecan trees set out last I'ull. '•> acres alfalfa, over 00(1 loot frontage on Highway Gl. This place Is a honey, sec o call. . . H. E. 'Bud' Fisher Real Estate & Loans Coolair Dr. Jack Webb Physician & Surgeon Announces the Opening of His Office Lynch Building niyHicvilk, Ark. For Hit* (Jfiieral rnidice u)' iM«clicine Ofl'ico I'lionu 2i:il Kusiclunuc Plus Cooling >>::o:<>:x^ You Illck a switch and -.1 c.ioMnu l>rec'/.e comos lloodinn ihrou^h every room Ln your lunnel l ? rr::h, lu-nktliful ouisLdi 1 iilr Is clnnvn In through doors mill windows and up Ihnmi'.h an iillracllvc grille or uulotnalic shuller Inm . u suclltm box in the attic. The COOLAIH I ; 'AN. mounted 111 Ihe box. blows tiie nlr imldoors :iuiiln Ihroniih idlli: exhunst openings. See the COOLAIll FAN In our .store; you'll want if for your home. 'I'entis cun he unlinked, lint doti't wait, hoi weather Ijf just around Ihe corner! Coolair. .. Made in the South For Southern Climate! PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., Inc. 126 W. Main . Phone 515 GATEWOOD GROCERY I Phone 975l Ark.-Mo. fltatc Line on the left at the Arch James Guurd. of Blytheviile. won aedalist honors in the Junior n |*"' ctl °" •hambcr of Commerce handicap °""' c '' s - olf tournament at the Blytheviile Country Club yesterday afternoon. Mr. Guard had a handicap of one troke giving him a. gross iotal of 0 for the 18 holes. Robert -M- Graves, also of Bly- heville was awarded the handi- p trophy in the tournament timing in gross score of 92. His 20 stroke handicap gave him a let score of 72. | Only 11 entrants participated in :he tournament, nine of them be- ,ne from Blytlieville. Other net scores were: George Hubbiird Jr.. 81; Roland Bishop 85; Elmer Lindsey. ?4; iBill God win, 82; Russell Farr. Rl; Ben Smith, of El Dorado. 83; Gene Herrineton, of Little Rock, 101; E. M. Terry, 80; and Rouse Harp 60. a list given nil police Gamblers Hcavi/y Fined By Judge in Memphis MPMPH1S. Term.. April 19. (UP) —Eight men were fined S1071 city court yesterday in connection \ with the current police drive on gambling here. Police Commissioner Joe Bo.vic revealed that ".several" professional gambling games arc in operation here and promised that "we will break them up." With nine arrests already made. ! Boyle ordered the arrest "on si^ht" ^S of any of the 15 "known gamblers" Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 20<13 10<H Chidtasawba CARTWRIGHT SKATING RINK OSCEOLA, ARK. Opening Sunday Afternoon, April 20 '1,000 Sii. l''l. White JM:i]ili: KlooriiiK 2,000 Pith's Skalcs, first trliiss condition Open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Open Sunday afternoon, 2:30-4 Ben D. Hamner, Mgr. 7 Crown Kinscy Schcnlcy Philadelphia . . Three Feathers Hill & Hill Old Taylor Four Roses . . . . Beer GAS, rcg Cigarettes . . . . ',<! 1't. 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.40 rt. 2.65' 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.75 .4.35 2.85 Bill 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.40 6-90 4.50 1 I ^ } L 17.9c; per Case $3.35 . friiy^l9.9c per eqrjton!$1.55 SEED SOYBEANS; ,'il'jSiV.' "* CERTIFIED IMPROVED EARLY MATURING . .Foundation Sloi-k—Direct From ...~..^ t!iit l.o.sL proved yiolil.s {', lo f> more bushels per fieri; anil .stands up belter lliaiv Kalsoy. ' ' Blytheviile Soybean Corp. 1-unniir 31 •.. r.. ..• ~ 1800 W. iMiiin I'honc 850-857 REFRIGERATION—24 Hour—REFRIGERATION Sales Service Repairs AIR CONDITIONING wi; AKI; AIII.I: TO OWKR YOU <> itMCiiNiai IN HAI.DS, HHTAIltH AMI Kli BLYTHEV1LLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PR1CR ANYWHERE! Reserved Seals or, Sale at the Legion Arena from G p. m. Every Monday (YDULTS 45c — CHILDREN I5c Monday, April 21 IT*" included) BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH WAYNE MARTIN and JACK WELCH . versus LEFTY PACER and TED BELL ALSO 2 1-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES . Wayne Martin . . . Jack Welch . , Lefty Pacer . ., , . Ted'Sell 'Springtime is V time! 'V WANT TO HELP YOU PROLONG THE LIFE OF YOUR CAR" "It'll be some time lie-fore repairs and replacement parts will tic easy to get. "That's why it's good 1 sense to give vour car the best care always . . . and that's where I come in. "Whether you have a new car or an older one, stop in regularly for my guaranteed SKIiLLY products ami complete lubrication service. You'll find it pays in many ways!" ALLEN PETROLEUM COMPANY Walk-in linxrs, llnvrrajic. f'niitars, Display Cases, Air Conditioning Hulls mid used Kcriigcraliun i:<iul|micnl nf nil kiinls. • 715 W. Ash—A. H. Johnson—Phone 2188 or Poolc Motor Co., Stcole, Mo., Phone 49 Btytheviile Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main HIGHWAY 18 Phone 2005 RHEUMATISM KEPT ME IN TORTURING PAIN Tlie. letter s;iys . . . "Scorns like the pain Just won't let go." For more lliaii 50 years doctors have prescribed lliis natural mineral water that to nci.traHze [•.iln-ciuising nclds, Wrile today for free booklet. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division e, Ark. SB UN gs fe

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