The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 30, 1949 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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SATURDAY, JULY 30, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK FTV1 * Caraway Senators to Furnish Opposition for Cotton Pickers In Double-Header Here Sunday The Blyllieville Cotton Pickers will play their first double neader of the season tomorrow afternoon will, the Caraway Junior Legion Senators furnishing the opposition. The twin bill Is with the first game called for 1:30. * Don Bunch and Gene Shanks, the Pickers' two leading mounds- men, are scheduled to work tomorrow's double header. Bunch, a left hander, has been given Manager James Fisher's nod for the first game and Shanks, a right hander, will work in the nlihtop. In olher league action In the county tomorrow Osceola's Junior Legionnaires will get back to business at hand after taking time oH to play host to the Eastern Sectional tournament and will entertain the strong Marlon-West Memphis team in a game at Hale Field in Osceola. Luxora's Legionnaires, who were humiliated by the Cotton Pickers In a make-up game in Luxora yesterday, wll 1 hit the road tomorrow. (raveling to Harrisburg for a shot at the Harisburg junior nine. In another game Involving Mississippi Cnuntv team Manila will take on Marked Tree on the Manila diamond. In another league contest Mctnp" '<: will be at Trumann. Pickers Win at Luxora Yesterday the Cotton pickers pounded out 16 base hits, one Brand slam homer by Terry Moore O'Neal, to sla""hter the haples: Luxora juniors 20-8 in a make-up game played on the Luxora diamond. Ted Vance and Alvin Duclos shared the mound work for the Pickers with Vance starting atir Duclos doing relief duty. The two htn-lers yielded but two base blows O'Neal's fonr-nm home came the seventh inning and It was the second Blvtheville four-master the game. In the fifth inning Duclos clouted one with one mate aboard. Gene Shanks, -who filled shortstop yesterday, let the Pickers at the plate with three hits in times at bat. Luxora's four hits were evenly divided among foui players. Rutherford went all the wav foi Luxora and was tagged lor 16 base blows. Box srore: Blvlheville AH R H Vance n-ss 7 1 2 Stircs 2h D"clos lti-p O'Neal 3b Brooklyn Boston , New York . Philadelphia Pittsburgh . Cincinnati . Chicago . Bunch rf Halsell rf H»nncr cf Callis If Hay c Tnlals I.UXT3 B. Tatc 2b R-nnntt 3b . W. Tate c . .. Owns Ib ... R- Tate ss . William'; If . . Arms rf Ocorcn cf Rutherford p Totals AB .. 2 .. 4 . 3 .. 3 .. 4 .. 4 . . 4 .. 4 5 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Loui-s 3 Brooklyn 3 (Ue, innings) Cincinnati 3 New York 0 Boston at Pittsburgh, rain Philadelphia at Chicago rain AMEK1CAN LEAGUE Boston 2-3 Cleveland 1-9 New York 3 Chicago 2 Philadelphia 5 Detroit 3 St. Louis 6 Washington 2 (10 innings) SOUTHERN' ASSOCIATION Memphis 4 New Orleans 1, 12 innings Chattanooga 8 Atlanta 7 Mobik- 5 Little Rock 1 Birmingham 14 Nashville 8 ^•••v^ Farors Beat Vols Path Today's Games NATIONAL LCA'iUE New York at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Chicago (2) Brooklyn at SI. Lcuis (nite) Boston at Pittsburgh AMKRK'AN I.KAtilJE Chicago at New York Detroit at Philadelphia Cleveland at Boston St. Louis at Washington SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlania at Memphis night Birmingham at Nashville night Only Games scheduled By The Associated Press The Birmingham Barons looked like Ihe Nashville Vols last night ]tl 'he Vols home park — Sulphur Dell. It was a slick piece of act stealing and the 14-6 victory left the second-place Barons Just two games back of the league-leading Vols. As usual, home runs about tell the story, but for a change the cncmv did most of (lie shetllmr. Birmingham got 17 hits, three of them homers across the fences of the Lilliput dell. It's usuallv the other way around in the Dell with Nashville knocking the daylights out of the opposition and boirrls out of the fences And it must have been strance for 6.631 Nashvillians to watch their team =et beat the way the Vots usually do thr beating. While those two scrap it out for the Southern Association lead, the rest of the '^airuc tightened up the race of the also-rans. . Chattanooga and Memphis lowest ranking teams in the loop both won. Chattanooga did what apparently is very ».isy to do. beat Atlanta. The score was 8-7. Memphis whipped New Orleans 4-1 for their I2t)i victory in 16 games. The final game wns a 5-1 victory for Mobile over little Rock— making Ihc nth consecutive time Little Rock has taken a beating Little Rock has vet to win In Mobile and unless the Travs play differently they'll never win one there. Pete VVojie gave Little Rock two hits while Mobile »ot 12 hil to thoroughly decide Ihe game. The same made it four straight tor Mobile. F. B. Gee, Jr., Fnters National Jaycee Meet B. B. Off, Jr., Blyllifvllle'n class AA tlale high school »olf chimp- .on will tnter his third major ournamcnt this year next wfek when he compttes In the US. Junor chamber of Commerce's 4th annual amateur golf championship at the Houston country Club In Houston, Tex. Gee will leave for Houston tom- morrow. Tourney play Is set to begin Tuesday and continue through Aug. A senior at nlytlievllle High School, young Gee won the Double A state chimpionnhip flight of both Ihe Little Rock Invitation and Colonial Invitational at Memphis In Ills 'irst two big oullnss of the year jut In the Memphti Junior amateur Inst neck, he placed seventh out of a field of 15 and received a second alternate spot for the National Junior amateur meet. Oee Is a member of the Blythe- vi!le Country Club and Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B dee. Sr. Qualifying rounds for the Houston tournament ar« scheduled for Tuesday with the 64 tow medalists HuR up the field tor tourney play which will beuiu Wednesday. In conjunction with the tournament, nyron Nelson, one of Hie nation's leading professionals, will conduct a golf clinic for the ymmts amateurs connoting In the tournament. Curfew Halts Cards-Dodgers Contest with Score Tied 3-3 In Ninth; Yanks Edge Chicago B) Jack Hand (Au*»cUt«d PrrM Sport* Writer) Hall the clock—new chief umpire in the National League. With two consecutive 'Brooklyn-Si. Louis games called a tie b» ] the time keeper, tlie man with Ihe watch Is becoming more Important than, the players. +Curfew struck Hi 1:10 a.m. (EST) today at Sportsman's Pnrk with Ihe FAST ON HIS FEET — Steven Mennier, who's just 14 months old, shows why his Hollywood, Calif., neiRhljors say he's a "pretty HOCK! skate," He's been piilrollng Ihc sidewall: for the past six weeks. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. I,. J. Meunler. point out that his roller skating Includes plenty of up* and downs, mid he wears an cslrn diaper to.soften the downs. (AP Wlrephoto). TO HOUSTON TOUKNEY—E. B. Oec Jr.. Class AA stnte high chool golf champion, will leave tomorrow for Houston to compete it he 4th annual Junior Chamher of Commerce Junior Amateur golf chani- >ionship at the Houston Country Club. The youthful Blythoville Country Jlub linksinun is :\ senior at Blythevillc High School and won the Uou- ble-A -state crown last spring. Miners to Tangle With Dyersburg; David Acres Nine In 18-7 Win Over Bogota Defeated Maloney Juniors r; Number Nine Niiier.s will go • after their fourth consecutive win! omorov; afternoon when they journey to Dyersburg, Tenn.. for a The David Acres Juniors continued their drive toward the "Y" Park League title yesterday afternoon with an 18-7 decision over the ame with the Dyersburg Indepcnd- • Mnloney Park Juniors. Each team ent nine. ] had eight hits over the seven in- Last nisht the Miner* annexed : nin « ro " te but the Maloney Park the Miner* annexed : nin « ro " te but the their third win in a row with a 6-0. | defense folded at several stages. shutout decision over the Bogota, ! The tallied five in Tcnn., nine behind the three-hit [ the opening frame and again in the hurling of Giover SVhlttlc The j sixth pushed across five runs. ,ame was played in Rideley, Tcnn. | Melton Sylvester was on the Whittle set the Bivioia batters '• mound for Maloney Park with D. L. down with only three singles, one a j Bailey catching. Donald Gentry did scratch hi.s tile Two Touch Mot Veterans Return To Legion Arena Two tcmsh mut veterans. Ralp Garabaldl and Waller Sirois. wi return to the Blythevillc wrestlin ring Monday night after short ah sences when they team up in th tag matcn main event of Promote Mike Meroney's American Legio wrestling program at Mctnorie Auditorium. Sirois. a French-Canadian, an Garabalcli, a St. Louisian of Italia extraction, will team apainst Edd i Irish) Malone and Jack Bloomfield in the 90-tnlmitr time limit best two of three falls, tag feature. Both Strois and Garabaldi are veterans of Promoter Meroney's program but have been out of the circuit for the past several months Both arc heavywciirhU. Malone and Bloomfleld are also veterans to Blylheville fans Malone. who has been promoting in Florida for some tim . made his first appearance before a Blytheville crowd in several years l^st Monday night in a UT match. He was slated to team with Bloomfield. who also hails from Florida, last Monday night but Bloomfield cancelled his appearance due to Illness In hi.s family. Tom Bradley was called In as a substitute. Two onr-fall preliminary matches are e.lsr Tn Monday night's card with Gai'abaldi n\eelin~ Malonr and Bloomflel ' taking on Sirois. infield hit as he led ^aimnate.s lo victory. It was Niners fust witi over B;?uta. Glen Bunch ot the Niner.s was the only baiter of cither .side to collect more than one hit. He get rwo four ti."ie3 at bat. Box srore: Number Xfnr " A 1 ' Hollin?sworth If ........... A Poff If .................... 1 DeLon? ss ................. 4 Jones cf ................. 5 H Earner lt> ............. 4 R^ier. 1 ; 2b .. FijFher 3b .. Williams rf Bunch c Whittle p .. Totals Bogota Seratt 3b ... Davis 5.s Enley If Fuidley cf .. H. Willinms Jolmsor 11; HayncF rf .. Kolwick 3h Welch p ... Totals the mound duties for David Acres •inri pitched shutout bull until the fourth. Tommy Moslcy was the receiver. Sylvester led his team in batting with a double and triple in four appearances. Thomas Dowdy and Clovi.s Garnett each contributed a triple. Moselcy and Eddie Richardson each tripled for David Acres # • Herbert and Manqrum Tied in Western Open ST. PAUL, Minn., JUly 30. MV-1 I H appeared today that Chick Hav- American Legion State Tournament To Open Tuesday By Thr Assorted FrrM The stage is set for the Arkansas American Legion Junior baseball tournament which starts next Tuesday in Camden. Little Hock and Hot Springs won berth. 1 : in the double elimination playoff by sweeping to divisional championships Friday afternoon. Other entries in [he four- team ]1 list are Fort Smith and Marlon- West Memphis. Hot Springs, priced by Price Gillenwater's two run homer In the ninth Inning, edged Pine Bluff 5-4 to win [he southern division event at Magnolia Friday. Glllcwaler roundtrlp swnt was scored in Hot Snrlnps' part of the ninth inning after two mates had been called out. Melbourne dropped an 8 lo 1 victory to Little Rock's champion doughboys, giving (he capital city bovs the Northern Division crown. Bobby Soann spnrked the host (cam's victory with *tls four hit* that scored three runs. Previously Marion-West Memphis "•hluped Caraway 3-0 to tike HT* Eastern Division ' playoff. Fort Smith copned the Western Division crown by drubbing Charleston two in a row. 23-1 and 8-3. Sports Roundup Hugh Fulltrlon Jr. NEW YORK. .Inly 30. M')—The International Uoxlng Club, with three outdoor shows already carded, Intends to run weekly Friday night fight programs In the Garden or St. Nicks . . . Proxy Jim Nor- rls, who'll remain in New York to )Ictc the outdoor business, s to put on Iwo big cards R monlh In the Chicago Stadium nnd two in Detroit Olympia each month. . . . Maybe he'll have to establish a fi.rrn system lo develop fighters for this setup . . . Bobby Feller says he'll forego any barnstorming next fall and give his pitching arm a complete rest. Bobby explains his wing still Is weak as a result of the back Injury he suffered during spring training, but that It doesn't hurt and back. he's sure 1C will come Lumber that resists fire. rot. and insects, now can be made by filling wood with chemicals. licit has his mind set on doing ^ something about this "often a 1 ; bridesmaid hut never n bride" blisi- — [ness so far as winning a major golf 38 6 10; tournament is concerned. AH R M i And he has a pretty good start ,. 4 o 0 i on the job. He and Lloyd Man.. -J 0 0 ; ^' um. the Chicago sholmakcr, are ,. .1 o 0 i tictl tor the leadership at the half.. 3 0 1 w °. v '"ark in the Western Open with ..5 0 0 13 ' ls for tllc 3C holes played so far. ..300 Eacl1 wound up yesterday's second , ". 3 0 oi' omu1 wiln fi7s '" So with similar • '3 r) i! CUI ^ S Ior the opening day. ..3 0 1 i Arkansas Semi-Pro Tourney Starts Tonight CAMDEN. Ark.. July 30. (AP) The long grind for Akansas scrni- pro baseball championship will start here toniel'.t. Fighting for the crown arc Fay- cttevlllc's Merchants and the Camden Southern Kraft.smen, last year's winners. Tonight's game is the opening of a bi?st-tliree-of-fivc scries. After a second game here Sunday, the two clubs journey to Fayctteville to wind up the playoff. Fayetteviile v;on a berth In the tourney by winning the North Arkansas semi-pro series while Camden took the southern division. The winner of the tussle will enter Ihe national tournament at Wichita Kas. Nothing AcroM Eddie Joost. the belatedly-sensational Athletics' shortstop, claims a perfect record as a manager ... "I was a manager for one dny mid I didn't lose. . . I might add I didn't win," Eddie says. ... It was when Joost was playing for Rochester under Bin-leigh Grimes in 1946. . Boiling Bollle used to get chased from the park nearly every day and Eddie would take over . . . Finally the Cardinal organization decided to dispense with Grimes and the Rochester business manager persuaded Joost to lake the Job. That night the game - A , RS rained out and the next day the Cards sent a man to talk to Joost . . . Eddie explained he had hopes of returning to the majors to the Cards relieved him of managerial duties and sent in Benny Borgmann to finish the season. Sportspourri The Youngstnwii. Ohio . ~~ c.s of the Mid-Atlantic- League claim to have the longest-hitting c | u t, In the minors. They hammered out 92 homers in their first 94 games, with Lew "Shine" Richardson belting 18 to set the pace. Dodgers and Cards locked In a 3-3 tie at the end of nine Innings- National Loaguc rules say they can't start it new liming of a night game utter 12:50 a.m. (local lime) so ex- Ira Inning were out of the question. A heavy nln delayed the btarl. Brooklyn almost missed a chance to tie the score for they barely completed the eighth Inning, with SI. Louis holdlnt a 3-2 edge, i\t 12:41 a.m.. St. Ixiuls time. As It wns the Dodgers managed to push over i run tn tho ninth on a wnlk to Roy Campanclla, a pinch single by Marv Ilacklcy and an oul- neld rly by Pee Wee Urcse that scored Eddie Mlk.sls, running for Cainpanelln. It wns touch and go nt tho plate on Mlksls who Just made it from third after Chuck Birring iimtle a shoestring catch on Reese's liner. ' Catcher Del Rice dropped nil-ring's l>eg as Miksls slid home with the tying run but no error was charged. Curds Blow I.eait Howie Pollet, trying for his 1-llh win. hnd a shutout 3-0 at the end of seven Innings with Nippy Jones and Marty Marlon driving' In the runs. A wnlk and successive singles by Carl Futillo, Jnckle Robinson and Gil Hodges gave the Brooks two In the eighth. Ted Wltks cnmc In to strike out pinch hitler Gene Hcr- manskl to end the rally. St. I,onls remains n game and a half In front of the rmmcrup Dodgers with another night game sailed for tonight and a dny game Sunday. Herm Wehmeler. 22-year-old Cincinnati righthander, pitched his besl game of the season nnd his first major league shutout as lie brat New York witli four hits, 3-0. In the only other National League game ptnycd Pittsburgh »nd Boston played three innings of their night game at Forbes Field before a storm forced the game to be culled on account of wet grounds. Yankees Win Successive home runs by Johnny Llndcll and Bill Johnson epnblcd Ihe New York Yankees lo add a half game to their American League lea with a 3-2 edge over Chicago while Cleveland split a day-night doubleheader nt Boston. The results put the Yanks out front by 4',! game-s Cleveland rebounded from a 2- nflernoon defeat nt Boston ti smother the Red Sox In the nigh game, 9-3. The Tribe routed Chuck stobbs. promising young Icflhnnd- er, before he retired a man In four-run first Inning at night Dotn DIMasglo hit safely In both] games, extending his consecutive I game hitting ilreak to 25, lotujHt I of the season tn the majori. Connie Mack's surging PhlUdel-l phla A's ran their winning siring I lo six, their longest of the yeir, by downing Detroit, S-3. The St. Ixuils Browns, ttrugtllnit I to escape from the cellar, scored four In the 10th Innlnj to hind I Washington its 14th lou In IS | Barnes, 6-2. Checker Tournament 30 ° 3 - Planned in Poplar Bluff Salem Attorney Heads State Legislative Council LITTLE ROCK. July 30. (API — The dir.-ctor of Die Arkmsiis Le-js- latlvc Council is Horn Norlhcntt. Jr Satrm attorney His appointment, ellectivo Sept 1. was announced vr.s'crday by council members. Dowcll H Anders. Warm, was named assistant diiec- tor The Ark-Mo Checker Association will hold Its fourth annual checker lounmment at (he Dunn Hotel in Poplar Bluff. Mo. Aug. 14 starting at 9 a.m This is the tournmcnt to decide the association championship. Checker players from Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas •vill compete In the tourney. During thr business session which will precede the tournmcnt election of officers for the coming year will be held. 9 Arkansans Named To Bridge Commission WASHINGTON. July 30 liT) — Nine Arkansans have been appointed to the Arkansas - Mississippi River Bridge Commission. The commission, created several years ago. Is to promote the proposed Misslssinnl River toll bridge al Helena. Ark. Arkansas members announced yesterday by Rep. Gathtngs (D- Arkt arc: R L. Brooks. ,J. B Lambert. J C Sheffield and K. n. Lnswcll. all of Helena: C. N. Haiick of Marlanna: William Campbell of Forrest City: Clarence Thomas of Clarendon: Ballard r>ead of St Charles and DcWltt Poe of McGchee. Weak Knd Noles, l.ou Boudreau finally admits that, he'll never be a short-stop again because his legs have lost their spring. . . . Well, he's no spring chicken. BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Shun SUM* Weekday 7:N »m Saturday and Sunday: shoving from 1:M Saturday (IIOHHI.K PKATUKK) "CODE OF THE WEST" with Jurne* Wair«n, Debra. Alden and Slev. Brodfe 'MAMA LOVES PAPA" | with Leon Er»l Serial: "Son of the Guardsman" \n. 9; Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW II p.m. "THE TRESPASSER" wUh Dale Evini, Wurrrin Dougta*, and Janet Martin Serial: "MysUrloui Mr. M M Chapter 1 Also Cartoon SKY . . . Bob Carpenter, the Philllep president, nud Connie Mack. Jr. o the Athletics both arc former Duke U. nlhlctes but not baseball players. Bob played football and Connie basketball. T1M1 THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE A body wcighfng 191 pounds al the earth's poles would weigh 190 pounds at the equator. Thrre are about 10 total eclipse.* of the sun in every 1R years. Rend Courier News Want Ads • ANNOUNCEMENT • Ernest M. 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