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TUESDAY, MAT 8,1949 BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS ' PAGE ami Keene, Belkas Defeat Omar And Rodriquez Y Softball Team To Open Season 1948 Champs to Meet C. of C. Juniors in £ First Game Tonight The BlyUicvillc Y's City Softball LeaRue will blow the lid off Its 1949 season with a pair of games on the Walker Park diamond tonight, Scheduled to begin action in the loop is the 1048 champion team, the Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet nine. which tangles with the Junior Chamber of Commerce in the first game tonight at 8 o'clock. Tonight's second game, which is .slated to start, somewhere in the vicinity of 9:30, will pit the Razorback Drive-In tiRain.st Tommy Little's BlythevUle Motor Company aggregation. Eitjlit teams are entered in the loop but for the first time in H.s history, the City League will include an out-of-town team. Holland, Mo., i.s .sponsoring a learn in Ihc league this year. It was allowed to enter when only .seven local teams filed for entry, J. P. Gurrotl, Y director said. Arcuvdi up to M r. G a ITO tt the league this year \vill be run off a.s in past years with each team playing 14 games. League games will be played Tue.sd^y and Thursday ni?htr> of each week bo<MnniMG tonight and continuing through Aug. M with a week lay-off at the haif- •feay point iti June to make up rnin- Other Blytheville teams entered iu the league are Ark-Mo Power Company, Phillips Motor Company and Owens Drug Store. Each of these three and Holland are scheduled to begin action Thursday nisht with Ark-Mo meeting Phillips and Cnvrns playing Holland. Umpires for the league IhU year will be Rev. C. C. Smith, formerly of Fort Smith, and Roland Rxntnsa- ville, who played for the Blytheville Motor Company nine last summer. An official scorer h yet to ne named. Golf Star Gets Checkup Wf L/. of A. Coach arid Clyde Scott, \nd Star, to Visit Blytheville Cocky Charlie Krcnc, vvreslle- rtom's little round miin, lennird up with chrls lielkns. Ihe flashy Bos ton Greek, last night to lake i lag match victory from Carlos Rodriquez and Prince Omar In tlic main event of the American Legion's wrestling boiils at the Memorial Auditorium. Rodriqncx, a 'J^O-ponnd Movicau who Is a veteran of the local ring, was called In as :i last minute subslllule for jack Stccle, who was originally scheduled lo loiim with Omar, but was again forced to cancel his appearance here due to an injury. Kcene and Helkas, •ainlnc to- Rether for the first time, fuirtierec the victory by taking (he first and third falls of the best two of three falls affair, losing In the second They had things pretty much thcli way all through Ihc mutch Keep' In the second round and for i short period in tlic thiriid. They started their victory marcl early in the first fall and took tin round In 12 minutes, nelkas bj'ok' loose from a stomp hammer loc! h '.(i and then caught Rodritiue in the .same kind of a hotd to eli minate him In 10 minutes. Kcene I5en Hogan, National Open ami PGA clmmpton, Is shown nt New then entered the ring and defeated , O| .| eanSi wnw . c he cilm( , ro r a check-up on the progress of hh recovery Omar in two minutes with a snni- , lar hold from an automobile accuicnt. licie, llogun and his wife arc shown in Omar and Rodrique/, rallied ' liis doctor's office, llogan told reporters that if hc can't compete aguln to lake the second round HOW THEY STAND Bosloll . . . Cincinnati , St. Louis . New York UroDklyu . Plllsbmuli . Philadelphia Clilcfigo ... NATIONAL LKAGUK • W. I 9 7 Pot. till) .58:1 .515 ,»ti'J .41V.! .429 AMKRIC'AN I.KACJUK New York . ChhrtRo ... Cleveland Detroit ... Philadelphia Hoslon ., St. Ixjuls .. Washington W, ... HI ... 8 ... tt ... T ... 8 ... f ... a . .. 3 1VI. .Ilifl sotmii.'itN t,i:,u;ii!: Little nock . Ill rm Ing ham Allanla ... New Orleans Nnshvllle . . Chat taiHK ilia Mobile ... . temphls ... W. . [I . 1 . 7 .10 Swans arc partly domesticated by the ancient Romans who valued their flesh as food. breifly to lake the second in '21 mimites with Hodriquez de- teatmir Belkas In 12 minutes with a toe hold miri Omar defeated Kcenc iti nine minutes with a crab hold. The third fall lasted but 13 minutes with Belkns and Keene using kangaroo kics and H.vlrtR tncles to win. Belkas defeated Omar In nln nltcs with kongarorv kicks and a body smother and Keene defeated Rodnquez in four minutes with flying tackles and a body pin. In the two one-fall preliminaries Belkas defeated Omar In 12 minutes with an upside clown surf board and Rodriqucz won over Kcene in 12 minutes with a toe hold. Western Teams Go East, Eastern "earns West in First Big Migration Reid Courier News Want. Ads. Listen to Me r top golf prizes, he isn't much interested in golf. (AP Wire-photo.) 5 e/s and Vols divide Pair; Pebs Lose 9-3 By The Associated I'rcss New Orleans divided a double- n.'ader with the Nashville Vols last light—taking ihe nightcap, 15-1 tier losing (he first, game, 12-7, Through a freak of percentages he split put New Oilcans wilh- i half game of the Icngnc- Rock Travelers—but eading Littl< dropped the Pels to fourth place Hinniiiphjim nnd Atlanta By .loc Rrlrhlcr AssiH-ialed Press Sports \Yrllrr The baseball spotlight was focused today on Ihe New 1'ork Yankee* and Cincinnati Reds as the first set of Inlerscctional clashes in Ihe majors got under way. H a v I n g demonstrated, rather atna/ingly, their ability to cope wiih their associates in flic eastern half of tlie American League, Ihe surprising Yankees now face their big test in the wi _.. Although they received rough treatment by Boston in their 11-i ricfeal Sunday, Ca.scy Stengel's tnei took 10 out ol 13 from the en.st, am seven out of eight in the stadinin That showing gave them a two- game bulge on the rest of the field More Important, however, are the: I/wo-a nd-a-ha If and thrce-nnd-ft each a full game behind the Travs. [half game leads over Cleveland am At Little Rock, the Atlanla Crack- j P° 5 L°":,l hC , lea .'!' 5 B,<;" crilll >' ri «" red ers whipped Ihe Traveler!;. 9-3. and' left them only a toe-hold on first place. Crackrr nttcher Normal] Brown had a shut-out until the buttle for the flag. The Stcngeliuen op^n St. Louis, where they Browns twice. today fuec th I'ft. ,ti!l2 ,ti:i<i ,(i;tii .5(1(1 .-IS!) .in .IK> Yesterday's NATIONAL l.liA j games scheduled. AiUKHlCAN I.KAGUK No tames schednl.." Coach John BarnhUl will bring nlong the University of Arkansas' All-American halfback, Clyde Scott, to udthess members of the North Mississippi County Chapter of Ihc Itaxorbiu'k lloosters Club »t a Dutch iliHiiiT to be given at Hotel Noble Thursday nlghl. Tli dinner will serve as a klck- olf for the club's tmiiunl membership drive anil Conch Hnnihlll mid his ace hnlfbuck will be principal speakers, Charles Rose, president of Hie North Mississippi County liii«irback Booster Club, snld. Also lu'cumpanylng Coach Ilarn hill lo Diyllicvlllc will bo Condi Hilly llurncs. his No. 1 nsslstnnl at the Unlverslly of Arkansas; Allen Berry of Little Kock. chalr- I man of the stiile's Memorial Stn- dliun Coin.nlsslon, and Clilsm Uelit • i>f Paris, Ark., iiresldciil of (lie slate Uii/orback Hoosler Club, Included on Ilio program for the dinner will be talks by Coach Murnhlll and his quests and a film of Ihe ArKansus-SMU homecoming Kiniif of Jji.sl your U'lll l )c shown I'niu'h Hiirnhllll tind his inirlj will arrive In lilylhcvlllc Thursdii) ultcinoon and will rrccli'c [rlcndi al in Infiirmiil ualherlng In tin l.ufi'l N'ltble lob|>y prior" to the din HIT. lie will iKlifro.s.s incinlivrK " Ilio yuulli Mississippi Comity Boos lois flub In Osi'cola nl lunchroi Thursday following confcrence.s 1 Wi'.sl Memphis. Mr. nosr stuted that dhme Tiiiusdiiy niRh( ivlll be open t all rciliicnt.% of North Mlsslsslpi Comitj' who nvi 1 Interested In th unlicLslty's athletic program re l^ardlcss of whelUcr or not they nr iihimnl. SOUTllliltN ASSOCIATION Blrmlnghaii' II, Memphis 0. Atlanta v, Little Hock 3. Chattanooga 4. Mobile S (called -nd of five timings, (OR). Nashville li!, New orlcuns ^ Illrsti New Orleans 15, Nashville 1 second). Today's Gnincs AMERICAN LIIAC.UE Hoston al. Detroit. Washington at Chicago, New York at St. Louis, Only games scheduled. NATIONAL Li:Af)l)i: Chicago at Boston. Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh al Ncivv Vork i St. Louis ul 1'hlladclplila i ninth. Birmingham's Jim Davis allowed six hits as hc shut out Memphis, 8-0. Home rims were hit, by three barons—Ralph Atkins, Norm IConey and Fred Hatlicld. The Chattanooga Lookouts edged the Mobile Beais, 4-H, in a game at Chattanooga which was called at the end of the sixth when fog sw-ept over the field. Former big leaguer Robo Newsom gaineti his first victory of the season for the Lookouts. The big surprise In Ihe National League has been furnished by . ^liicngn Cubs' rookie Dwain Sloal Rets a bit of advice from Manager Charlie Grimm. Drafted away from the Dodgers and Fort Worth, the young pitcher is regarded as a prize. U. of A. Track Coach Victim of Acute Allergy FAYETTEVII.LE. Ark., May 3— '.'Pi—Ail "acute allergy" ha.-; sent Hobart Hooser. University of Arkansas track coach nnd assistant football coach, to a hospital Sicre The condition caused an inflamed neck gland. Doctors said HOOS<T should be able lo accompany Ihe track learn lo Stillwaler for a mret uith Ok- lanoma A. and M. Sflurriay. Bucky Walters' Reds. A place choice by nearly every expert in the pie-season pool, the ncds have caused a lot of red faces by winning seven of their first 12 games. That put them in second place, only a game behind the pace-selling Boston Bravcj. The Ohloans Inaugurate a three- game series In Brooklyn today, find follow up with two In Bosloii, four in Philadelphia and two in New York. There were no bamcs scheduled yesterday in either league. SOUTHERN LKACJL'K Night Games Birmingham at Memphis. Mobile at Chatlanooga. New Orleans al Nashville. Allanla at Little Hock. upreme Court Affirms Sentence Of Grid 'Fixers' WASHINGTON, May J. W)—The upreme Court yesterday upheld by 4-4 vote the conviction of two icn clmrged wllli offering bribes lo tv York alanu pro football play- n. The p»lr, Harvey Stemmer »nd >avUI Kmkower, contended New 'ork Slate UlCRRlly vised evidence Raliisl llieni obtained by wlre- applng. Justice Juckson look no jiiu'l In he case. Ily IOIIK precedent mi qunlly divided decision upholds the o\vcr court. Stemmer nnd Krakowcr were »c- iiM'tl o[ oKorlnji Munklc Fllcliock nil Merle Hixpe.s $2,503 each, plus lie returns on n tl.OOO bet, If iiiey mull! throw a game lo Ihe ClilCHfro Bears. Tlio giuiie wn.i an Impurlnnt me In the 1010 National Football *eivkne race. Slcnuncr ami Knikower wcro .cutciu'ccl lo 5 to 10 ycnrs In prison each. Fllchock mill HIIUM wore bnr- rod from the leiifiuc. Stemmer nnd ICrnkower npprnlrd lo the high irlbunnl aller the New York Court .>t Appeals upheld their convictions, New York law iicrnilts law en- lorcciuei't officers to dip wlrw under certain ctrciumtnncc.t. Air BOM tall Club D*foat* Luxora Team The'VeterUu Housing 'Quarter* Independent bueball nine defeated tht Luxort IndepcndenU I 19 « In a lame plajred MI the Air But diamond Sunday afternoon. Billy Demon opened on the hilt for the VHQ team and worked until the seventh when h* gave way to Dale William*. McHaffle hurled for the loseri. . ' Roy Hon paced the wlnnera at the plate, owning out thre* hit* In four trips.' The VHQ team will meet the BlythevUl* American Legion Junior nine In a praetlc* ttamc Sunday afternoon on tht Air Bnse diamond. • • ' Texas Golf Team Wins Over Arkansas tor Title FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. May 3 (tv> Arkansas' golf team lost to Texas here yesterday. The Tcxniu 5'- to onc-hnlf victory enabled them Dispute of State Line Frees Memphis Anglers MEMPHIS. May, 3—</TI—Ten Memphis nngJor.s have brrn cleared of charges of fishing during the closed season because, the exact location of the Arkansas-Tennessee state line was in doubl. The men were arrested by Tennessee officers white fishing nlong a Mississippi River chute. Their def- ] ense was they were in Arkansas. where the season wns open. I3e- cause of "reasonable Omiljt" on Itu:- atioir of the .slnlc line. General Sessions Jurige Jolm Hoffman freed them yesterday. Read Courier News Want Ada. ponderous excess bulk ^squander gasoline! Champion <-daor »td«n For thrift as well as style... Stiidebaker's the Herd's who* you g«t for your Studebak«r dollar New Htcorattir-fabric uphotiterio • New body coloti • Srlf-AdjuUinc hraVe* • Vi*ri. • hit r»tio"extrft-](;v<-riip:e" itcerinR • Pun- emmic viiion • Scsli centered t^tween ihe • ile» • t.ow center of RTovity » Glare-proof "blaclc UsHl" instrument dinla • Aulo- iDBtic Mil holder-*vji,rsblc on Champion. »l»liithl arldedcoit.but itandard onolhet modeli. • Automatic overdrive, Clima- liitt hefllinR KMtl ventilfttinR, white iide- 9,-Kll tirei and wheel trim Tinpi or dnc* •re optional at extra cosl on all moduli. buy word One species of solitary wusp will feed only on spiders; another requires a certain type of caterpillar, and others dine exclusively (in beetles, grasshoppers, ants. crk'kcl.s <ir clinch the Southwest Conrereuce cockroaches, to name a few spcclal- hampionship. I tics. Swiss Reject German Idea On Frontier GENEVA—f/Tj—Tllc Swis.1 ar<- 11 itere.sted In IronuiB out any of tl wrinkles In their frontier wit Cierinuny at the moment. When a British member of I'ar- lliuiicnl, John Pnrkcr. Inquired hi Hit 1 House of Commons recently whether the British plnut to sun- porl the cession to Swll/.crlnnd o! Gcrmim enclaves. In the Sclinff- isen urea of Switzerland, the Swiss icai'liim was IKS cold n.s the snow In Hie Alps. Government, sources let tt be known Immediately thnl the question did not interest the Swiss. And tlic Swiss press unanimously rejected the very Idea. "God urotect, us from our friends," said the "National Zcltung" of Ilasel. '.'The merger of foreign territory to Swit/erland ou the basts "f a peace trcnly between forelRn poweis is oi-.l of the nuc.sllon," the paper said. One of the German enclaves In question is Uucslnucn, which Is completely surrounded by Swiss territory. There are other polnt.s where the Frontier leaves Gcrmim enclaves deep in Swiss soil. "These arc nil questions which Switzerland will clear up herself with Germany when she Is free nnd has control or her territory." the paper snld. "Such negotiations were In progress until Hitler came lo power. They were then broken off by the Third flcleh. "If we let ourselves c humlcti German territory In the peace treaties then we would tie actually pur- tlfipattiiB In the business of the victors, with which Ihc neutral should have nothing to do," the "National •/.ettimg" said. "We stny inside our borders, territorially and obtained valuable information yej;- polillcally." Manila Jaycecs Win From Armorel 6 to 3 The Armorel Tigers snliered Iliciv second defeat Sunday In a Raine with the Manila- Jaycces. H was close game until the first halt of the ninth Inning when Manila scored four runs lo make the final score G to 3. lzp.le. Armorel hnrler. yielded only eight scattered htl.i until the fKtal ninth when he gave up three straight blnglcs and gave way to a relief pitcher who was wallo]>crt for a double with the three men on base scoring. Tiwloi 1 pcrfonvcd mound duty for the Manila team. Rtid Courier H««» Wuit.Adi. Dill 4261 Box Office Open* It 1 Sliow Blurts «l 7;3» Tuesday 'WHISPERING CITY" Helmut Dftntlna Mary Anderson' Serial: Chapter 1C »f "URUCE GENTRY" An average of 208 Inches of snow fall anmmlly on Mount Washington, N. II.. highest ncak In New England, with n height, of feel. Wednesday & Thursday "A NIGHT AT THE OPERA" with The Marx Brother* AUo ShorU THEATER LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 7:00 <t 11:00 P. M. Suturrfny * Sunday: 1 F. M. With Continuum Shnwlnn TufsOuy "THE FLAME" with .lotin Ciarrnll, ^ r era Ilalstnn, and Rnticrl Paler, lywoorl Srrrrn Test Night nnd Short Subject Wednesday & Thursday "MIRACULOUS JOURNEY" wllh Unry CiiUiniin antl Audrey I.ntiK Car lour ft- Nrivi llox Office Opens »t 7 Week Niffcta Show Starts «t 1:39 Itliillnee Saturdir A Sum)»y at 2 p.m. wltii continuoua thowjnf. Tuesday , "SINTOWN" Tlie C1TV WITHOUT A SOUU Constance Bennett' Brod Cruwford ' ' Aim KhorU Wednesday & Thursday "RED STALLION IN THE ROCKIES" (IN CINECOLOR) Arthur Frani , Jean Heathet Also Shorti L- CHAMBLIN Railroad and Ash T lir clean-lined look of a 19-19 Smdcbakei tells you it's a car with the right build for thrift. You don't scca trace of cumbersome excess hilk in those trim, graceful body contours. There's nr Riis- wastinp surplus poundage in the rugged Sludcfnkcr chassis underneath. This is motoring's most advanced kind of designing—it cuts driving costs substantially every mic. Stop in for a. look around and let us give yoi the names of some Studebaker owners to check vilh. You'll he amazed 10 learn what they save SALES COMPANY Phone 88) NEW I!ov ()|iens Week Days 1:0(1 p.m. Mallnce Saturday A Siimla> Sat.-Sun, 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Sh»»« KVKRY NIGHT Tucsdiiy "HOMICIDE FOR THREE" with Au<[rey I.nnir. And Wnrrcn Douglas Also Shorts & Thursday SHOCKPROOF" nlth Curnel Wilde and Patricia Knight Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. L,HS( Time Today 'Blood on the Moon" Kith Robert Mltclium \V«rner News & Short StAtiRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof.'oSK Grain Neutral SpiriH. Seivam-Oislillers Corporalion, Chrysler Building, NewYoik Wednesday & Thursday "BOMBA, THE JUNGLE BOY" with Johnny Sheffield JS'cws and Comtdy The SKCRET of Rothrock's EXPERT Prescription Service Rothrock Drug Co. PHONE 4451 BLVTHEVILLtS ONLY Show Starts Wttkdaji 7:M f.m. jiturday and Sunday: Cont showing from liM p.m. EVERY TUESDAY U 8CREEN-TESI NIGHT Tuesday "CORVETTE K-225" with Randolph Scott, Barry Fitzgerald, and Robert Mltchum Ats« Cartoon Wednesday, Thursday 1 "GONE WITH THE WIND" with Clark Gable, Vivien Lelrh. fjtMt Howard, and OMvta d« Ra Also Short