The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 22, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Chilled Ball Fans See 'Hot' Game Boron Outfielder Hits Homer in 13th Inning; Lookouts Lose t/%12 ATIxVSTA. Ga., April 22. <pp> — CHitfiela Zeb Ejitou held the distinction today of clearing everything out of the ball r-aik w|f " one smashing blow of his bat. fcb's one swing not only sent tlu? ball zooming over the fence but brckc up the ball came sending weary and chilled fans home to' lx?d. For more than four hours, prior to Zeb's feat the fans had braved Chilly weather watching Chattanooga and Birmingham engage in a freakish game that ended in the 13th," inning with Zebls circuit smash. When Zeb his his home run tho game wa s deadlo:k;d at 12-all. Thc clubs had kept in step as. far as hits were concerned with & each for a grand total of 44. Zeb faced pitched Curtis who had already permitted a Baron to get on base. Zeb's subsequent home run smash save l!)e Barons a \voll earned H to 12 victory. It was Roinay, the Barons' fifth moumls- rpan. Thc game wa s a see-saw fcal- tlo. Birmingham tied it up at eiglr.- a.U with two runs in thc fifth. In the. eighth both teams scored - runs. Rebel's home run smash with one aboard kept the Ba'.ons once in the 10th and nth innings, in th c running. Both teams lullic,! Reid's. circuit smash In thc illh saved irmingrmm until Zeb br-xa, up -the game. Although outhi: ,s'c\v Orleans Whipped Memphis.8 to 5. The Pelicans clinched Ihe game with a four run rally in the lourlh innina topped by home run blows by Held aim Kczar. the iatter with one a.l)oard. Biischen hit a home run for'-Memphis hi the final innin? with one aboard without causinj any- damage. The winning pitcher was Washburn, who pennilted 13 scattered Mis. The Pelicans got cishl sale blows off Washburn. tittle Rock defeated Mobiie •! to 1 with Piechota goinf! tho route, giving up eight scattered blows. The Travelers took good advantage of seven hits. Nashville put on a Ihrec-nm valley in the sixth inning to top Atlanta 4 to 2 with Maliory holding thc chumps 'o live hits" Pitchers West and Mistos gave up eight. Manila Legion Juniors Defeat Osceo/o Lions MANILA. Apr. 25.—The Manila Junior Legion baseball team defeated the Osccola Leclon team 12 to I In a pnme here Sunday, inaugurating the opening ,nf plnv.ln the American Legion Junior Baseball loop. Manila's pitcher, Lewis, silenced the Osceola hats, allowing only three hits in thc nine innings, two of them, a double by Steve Rnlph Jr., Osceola left-fielder and a triple by Eugene White, catcher, coming in succession in the seventh inning to give the South Mississippi Countains their only, tal- Jimmy Smilh, was the" big gun for the Manila squad, kuockhia in four runs in four trips to the plate. Manila will play Blythevillc Sunday in their second game of Hie season. The tilt will be Blylhcvillc's first of thc year. Bynum Arranges Track Meet Friday for Chicks and Paps Coach Firman "Nig" Bynum an-, teams In the state event in ail nounccd today that, weather |wr- distant runs including, the 4-10. 8W>- milting, a dual track meet be- yard, and mile relays. These teams ttt-cen the Ulytheville High School Chicks and thc Junior High Papooses would be.held Friday aller- noon' at Walker Park. This will be the first meet lor will be composed of hand-picked j material bv Coaches Uynuni and Mo.stey. In Friday's meet. Die hij;b school weight men will toss the ]2-p:ni'.ul shot [;utt \vhi.'e the Junior hi'.'h boys will handle tlio ciiihi pound;"', regulation in both^ the junior and senior squads mid [)rcbab:v will be the only practice competition for the two squtuh The two weights are bcfcn> they embark for Little Knrk their re.-p -rtive classes. for the state meet there May 2-3. | Coach Hymun indicated' that he 'Handicapped by the lack ol would be siillsfied viih a fair team proper equipment and fi"ld facili- this \ear statim: thai "thiiijjs will lies, the two teams will hold con- 1 )L . «' little different next Spring" tests in all running and lielrl events with execution of the high jump, broad jump, pole vault and hurdles, This is the first year for the majority of the boys on both squads.| lor squad and Uoiter Him of the tr.T.k havini; been abandoned by i junior train. Hot)) boys ate f.-isl both senior and junior hluh schools | ami llie race should lie closely at the outbreak of the war. How-1 contested, ever, members of the two teams have shown up nicety in pracii'.'t! sessions despite Ihe numerous haml- aud I stiostld he able p:'i't'y I'nrd triuk squad." Humll^htlU!: Friday's event be llie hot 100-vard dash raci t'A'een Harold Traylor of the be- sen- Welch Brothers Lose Mat Melee Rough Tactics Shown In Sporting Event In Legion Arena Unveilini: a blistering (hire) fall fistic attack tlint brought the stands howling to their feet, Ted Hell and Lcfly Pacer overpowered the ••Wonderful Welehs". Jack UIKI Joe to win tivo out of three falls in night's feaiure lag. mauli ac (lie American legion arena. The match, which had the makings of a good scientific battle, turned out to be everything but that, ns the scrapping Bell anil Pacer, slugged, choked and kicked their way to victory over the Tennessee frislunen. icaps thai confronted them. 13oth squad* will finer -We' „;„,«-, ex,,,., to break any"i^ e.ords." I5ym, m Muted, "we juu ? rf , 0 ™ ^ - •••- •'•- two squurts In -" ••"•'""• U1U1 uaat to see Ihe Uvo .squat!s In a'.-- tion before they enter Ihe slate meet.." New Deal Apparent in Majors Tactics Reversed •l/'fty Facer opened the first full Joe Wel.-h with a series laced kicks 10 the mid- ible to resist the yearn- for a giiod brawl. Bell uetered the rink to aid his iiartner in his on Joe. However Jack Welch was close by his brother's side and immediately came to his rescue. Alter the referee, Mike Meroney,, 79 Papooses Win Letters For Grid Play Letters were awarded to 10 members of the 1940 I'apoosc football squad at a meeting of members of t)io squad In the Blyihevllle High School gym last night. Initiation of H first year lettermen to the -B Club"" were held through contests given by TTie .second year Icttcrincn, Coach Pop Mosley HIM members of the faculty o( junior His" .School. Five second year Icltcrmen received awards nt the meeting. First year lettermen receiving mvnnls !;>.st night were: Keunclli Hood. Charles Lutes, Elwyn Calrt- weH, Jim Herry. Roger Him, William Sylvester, Jim Pcrciful. John TUESDAY, APRFL 22. 10-17 BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LJEAGIJK W. L. Now Orleans 8 Little Rock G Nashville . Chattanooga Birmingham Atlanta . .. Mobile Memphis . Pel. .727 AMERICAN Chicago . ... Boston New York ... Detroit . Washington . St. Louis . .. Cleveland . .. Philadelphia LEAGUE W; L. 3 0 NATIONAL LEAGUE \V. T, Pittsburgh 5 — _. - . . „-- ., , Philadelphia -1 Paul Huu-lH'i-son. Charles Phillips, i Brooklyn . ............ 2 LeRoy I'riiiu. Denny Gentry. Bud- I Chica.'.'o . 3 dy Dormers, Mel Hay and Alec, New York 2 Trotter. Houston 2 Six-end year lettermen were Har- ! Cincinnati ;i o!d Honcyi-utt, E. B. dee Jr:, Larry St. Louis 2 l.titr. ixm Hunch, and Jimmy Gar-! ner. HtTrf.-Oum-iil.-i of sandwiches and I cold drinks \vore served to those t [:re>ent. Pet. 1.000 .80) .667 ,1(H A CO .833 .(JS'I .5 CD .W) .4OT loday's Games SOUTIIKUN I.KAdlli; Memphis at New Orleans. Little Reck at Mobile. Chattanooga at liirminuliam. Nashville at Atlanta. cleared the ring of :!ie (our \vauM-' ; -~ . „ „< , Af - jo,,; Georgia Bulldogs Win Mel ParncIS Hurls Good Game But Loses Contest NEW YOIiK. April 22. rUP) — After one Mil-ring week ol the 1!I41 baseball .sen.'on there was n distinct impression today that there has bsen a "new deal'' in each m-'.jo 1 . 1 league with the National blossom- Ing out as Ihe slugging circuit and | the American as the hot'ocd of j line pitching. | If that trend should continue i'1 would be one of the most s'.artHn^i developments o! modern times since I . Met Parneli. the southpaw that the American supposedly has be"iil I'itfhed his way from the sand the haven of heavy hitters n:ull' ols . °' Iv ' l -' w Orleans to Fenway Ihe National traditionally has had | " the corner on tho better pitchers ! for more than a quarter of a cen-' tury. | Yet in pinnies to date, the National League Untsmen have lilt! 41 hciners or more than three! limes the 13 four-base wallops tint i have b?en tallied in the American, i .Moreover, the National has gone in for. heavy scoring and in 23 snir.cs! plaved to date has amassed a total! of 237 rims for nil nvcrngc ol 10:i! runs per EIIIIIC. or better than five, , , .... per team, in the Amerir.m f hero I • ln(l ll{1 ' ci ' u >' Senators havc l:ee:i onl\ be killers, the feud and Pacer continued Pacer, not th L , Cubs, who j.-itched H t.'iriv-hit. 1 satisfied with hi.s own work on- ATHKSS. Oa.. .-\pril 2i. <ui'l — 'i lo o victors- over the Cincinnati Joc Welch, carried his victim uvTiir C'.iMisia llulldeifjs boasted an iicds. j his. Hell's corner for a !:i:;e »-.\o-; S .. American there!'"" 1 "? 1 ! 1 ., tu . 113 rnn s scored in I c , L ' 1! '- mh 13 mimes, an average of 1.23 per [ JPI '"° . same or a little, more than three 1 lu Uu ' por team. t There wa s just a hint that '.hiii;;s ol 1'aik, home ol the American tutc champions, the Hnston ReJ Sox, lost his major league debut Bamc Sunday lo the Washington Eeiiiitois by a 3 to ! count. Parneli pitched the U'.ythcviUo Army Air Field nine to a southeastern Army Air Pnjvcs Trniiiinis Command cliampionship in 1944. The y<als jumped Aid for three tallies in the third stauza of Sunday's tliuiie but Mel. a little nervous over his bit; Icauuc start, settled down after the fatal thir:l it bay unal :hth inniiif; when lie was for n pinch hitter. seven Innings he worked. K-irtiell gave up six hits, o^e base on balls anil .struck out two Washington butters. None of thc six thc Chicago Cubs blanked Cmrin- | nati's stirprisliiij sluggers. 3 to 0 on three hits and had a om.-hittor until the ninth. Hal Ncwhouser had a rare wild streak which 1:01 him Into trouble C d Ihe u-lnnlnJ in the first inning when he bJt.ncrt nlaie outfielder Ralph Hodi;i-i. wnlkc-d Parneli ! tluen batters and pave i:p one Ir.l las Cliieiiijo scored threo tiiuc.s it:id w-cnt on to beat the Detroit aco, C to -1. llodi:in was taken tu a Detroit hospital sufferinK from a brain concussion. Up is expected to be out of the lineup for some time Thc way the first Uvo innings went it ap.p.'nrcd as if the game would be a duel between Parneli and Masterscn, but Mel weakened in his hall of the third and al'.ow- runs to cros.s ho~>ue' on-one tactics. A2;u:-. Referee N(e- roney rushed in but soon four^i [ himself on thc bottom t>! cl:e pi|.» , lakiiip, a worse bea'.in; shav. .Uly ;° 7 '" of the fellows getiiii,; '[Mid. so -tit' .^ retired to a neutral corner ;\:id '.i-t' ^ r ' r ' the fotii- grapplers have •; o\::!' ' ; \ : ;'""t Fans Kiira;ed \ i 4 The attack dazed Joe -,r. t < ;-.; ,,.,'" was an easy victim o; p.^vr* ..'.',.. deadly hammcrlock a:taci. TS-.c ""ri -soulhpuw, with considerjb'e v.;5? ,^ '-.-^ the ropes eliminated ihe iTotfi .si-Joe Welch in 15 minute;. ' " --".f Brolher Jacrk then e:v.*rs-i :h=- ; .\v riii(; and started to work o:-. 3-;,'., ,.-,•(; who had entered to siv? P.v^-- * :-.*u- needed rest. Things look b.?.i :,-- "-'-4-; the Dostonian as Jack c.'-.di-c :-i ?,; with a murdering fistic af.a.'k s~r. : -"• j Jack foulc<i up when he :*-. -cp .,--. -"ir; the attack inoniecintarily :o i« :r.rr hr.w Bell was coniiim alor,?. .\:- ; -. ;::::• the anile Greek grabbed hii ."«' T.—: and eliminated him with :'. cr^tv -•< hold. J,;.-. c Enraged over th o ireatmfr.: hiiixled the Welch bovs. fans besan ra?!> pacer and B?ll but when Ihe two crapplers challenged anyone in the crowri. oddlv" enou-j'h no 0110 entered thc square circle to take up the argument, o^ic fan became so enraged that hc slipped Iho lighted cud of a cigarette bu:t lo the ler; of Pacer, wh'o was busy defending himself against a bodv attack by Joe Welch. Brothers Win Second Kail The Welch brothers came back strong in the second fall, beating! today over Clemson. Kli Maricich in the Yesterday's Results •SOUTHERN LEAGUE; Nt".v Orleans B, Memphis 6. Little Rock 4. Mcbile 1. Birmingham H, Chatlanoog; <13 innings). Nashville 4, Atlanta 2. NATIONAL I,K\GVK New York at Boston. Philadelphiii at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh nt st. Louis. Cincinnati at Chicago. AMEUICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Detroit. S;. Louis at Cleveland. Boston at New York. Washington at 1'hiladelphia. Oscco/o Baseball Team Quits Missco League Coach Jo c Whilley. of llie niv- Ihi.-villc Hl«li School' baseball team, announced today that the game scheduled with Osccola for this afternoon, has bwn called off due lo Osceola dropping out ol thc league. Armorc! school leaders announced last werk that they would not sponsor a team in the league. With Osewilii rot i: ing from league coin- petition. thi s leaves only four teams, Blylheville. Manila, Dell and Gosnoll. lei I in the league, he said. Blylheville. will meet Dell on the I!AAP diamond Friday afternoon for its next scheduled game, fJoach Whitlcy slated. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago «. Detroit 4. -Boston -at Washington, rain. Only game . f^rf IC'L 1 .;: tlie center of thc rin^ t<v;i:r.<- A lansled mass of legs and An--.-- 1'. tovik Merone>- three min'.-.'. t -.- -.0 =;et the de- f ealed Bel] out .'A.-S Wel.-h then went to work c-.: P.».-e:, pimiing him in three :-.-.-.:-'.-.u-s -.-.ith a body flip and pin. TV.? '.hird fall was almost a rcp- ;..-j of tiw first, pacer, still sore .\ti.--.:; ;l-.e treatment he received in ;•-.<- '^:o-.',d fail, bounced on Jack l 'Vr'.,-".'•. with a series of hainnier- '.•,-v'tf. X-.i-ks and chokes and eliml- r,*".-^ l:im in fi\-e tninutes with a :>;-i: entered the ring at that, :.-•.!.• .iud s'.arteJ a bone breaking ':-i".-."ior lock attack against bro- :'r.t~r Joe that pro\ed to b^ the be- r::-.:ur.j of thc end. At intervals he *'::.'.j carry his dazed opponent In >.--5 p.'.rtner's cor] for some two- c-::-o::e action. His attack forced Joe :o yell -uncle" in live minutes. !:•- Jlie two one-fall preliminaries. Ted Bell eliminated Jack Welch in rv scientific due! in 15 minutes with a :nib hold. Joe Welch defeaterl racer with kangaroo kicks ami tody pi;i in 11 minutes. NATIONAL LEAGUE 5 Chicago a. Cincinnati 0. Brooklyn at. aioslon, rain snow. Philadelphia at New York, Only games. eighth sent shortstop Virgil Bnrl- lett home w-ith what proved the winning ran. I Leads Amateur Golfers I'INf IHIS'IR. N. C.. A'iril '.'.? <UP>—Felice Toiv.a of Hartford. Conn, leu :i 32-il;an nelcl into fh>t rniind match play today in the 47ih annual North and South Amateur ("••>lf Championships over the (3,- U79-yar<j Pinehursl course. Toriia. the ConURCticut open champion, won yesterday's medal round with n par n. C. n. Dudley of Greenville, S. C- was second with :\ 73. Dyer's Greater Sliows fealurin:; CAPTAIN DENHAM'S MIDGET CITY A clean Carnival thrullKln)iil7 l- v ree Adinission to (;rouiuls Sii'unsurcd by Hlylliivillr Jayrrrs Broadwoy & Chickasawba One Week Starting Monday, Ap^H 21 Matinet- every arierncion .!::;« p.m. malitico Salunlay afteriKiiii! fur sehoul children at I p.ju. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVJ'.RV NIGHT Matinee Saturday * Sunday Hox Opens WeeK J>ay* 7:«<f p.m. Sal.-hull. I p.m ' •ili.ixlnt "V/untcd for Murder" ATHLETES FOOT~GERM: HOW TO KILL IT. IN ONE HOUR, IP NOT PL/EASED, your any druggist for 35c and kicking Bell into suiT-' STRONG fungicide '°TE-Ol," L Made mission (n 1C minutes. Umvilliiin) with 93 per-tent alcohol, it PBNE- lim .^ '"? • vo "" B . Bn " ™'«rfcn- ?' concede defeat. Hell arose from TRATES. Reaches and kills MORE I lions and Joe, Cromn. manager ol ( lll ° mat swingins at anything or'-crms faster the Hod sax, has predicted that.j anybody that got in |, is way. Cc-! Today at Kirby Bros Dru- Co. -Aill make the - '•- "--• —' the un- make the grade in the mujorr,. He had an idolized record with Srranton. Pa., of the Eastern League lust year and showed quite bit of stuff in exhibition games '', tlu s spring. I The victory lef 'chicaKO as I only major league team still . teatcn. The White Sox. who huve] i played three gnincs with two days A plane's propeller usually reai-h- I of enforced idleness in he'ween cs speed of sound (7li! mph at sea ;ca:h one. have won them all. Frank level! at about 450 mph, since its Papish pitched brillimitly in relict own speed of reunion i s :1 ddod lo lor Orval Grove to get credit for forward speed. i: •-. the victory. J . All other major league games Falling roofs cause more ro-,1 were postponed. j mlm , fa , n || t | CH th!) .„„. ,, \cstcrtlnys star-Hank Wyse of ' cident. with explosions "second. 30O—G.OO-16 FOO-6.5Q-1G 50 — 7.00-15 50-7.00-16 top prices paid for your unused mileage Old, worn tires won't be sofe for hot summer driving... RIPLACE THiM K@W jwith new, safer, longer wearing THORQBREDSfy PAYfAENTS 10 SUIT YOUR BUDGET A NEWTU8E PROTECTS NEW TIRES...Try tho amciing Thorobred Bulyl Tube. II holds OT many limes longer lhan olhor rubber tubes. BETUR »""»«i!i^^B»r^ MAKE A DATE WITH DAYTON AT T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 E. 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