The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1949 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 1, 1949
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MONT) AT, "AUGUST 1, 194* BLTTHEVTLLB (AM.)' COUUICT HEWS SETBlf Harrisburg Wins 14-4 Over Luxora In Only Legion Tilt Only one Mississippi County American Legion Junior baseball W»m saw action in FjfUi District League play yesterday as tliree o[ 111* tour icheduled games were postponed lor various reasons. In the lone game Involving a Mississippi County team played yesterday, Luxora's junior Legionnaires drouued a H-4 decision to ta* Harrisburg junior nine In a game played at Harrisburg. The Blytheville Cotton Pickers,* who have been hampered by rain nil season lone, were idled again yesterday when their scheduled double-header with Cuvasvay was postponed due to wet grounds. Heavy rains Saturday flooded the Jjjilkcr Park diamond, and the poor rtniinrige system at the field did not allow the diamond to dry •sufficiently to play Ihe two contests. Osceola's scheduled lilt with Marion-West Memphis was postponed on agreement. Managers of the two teams got together after the Osceola tournament and agreed to postpone the game due to Hie fact West Memphis is entering the state tournament at Camclcn Tuesday. Manila's R'me with Marked Tree, scheduled for the Manila diamond was also cancelled. It Is hoped ;hat all the games cancelled yesterday will be made up prior to the ending oJ the season August 17 but some managers expressed doubt that the cancelled game would ever be played. Al Tlnrrlsburg yesterday the Harrisburg junior nine pounded Stoval]. Luxora starting hurler, for a total of 14 base hits and made each good for a run and coastcc to an easy 14-4 win. Bumgardner went all the way for Hurrisburg scaUrriug nine over ttic route. Gunn, Harrisburg ppcond baseman, led both team In hitting with lour hits in four times at bat. Play in the league is schedule to be resumed Wednesday afternoon with five games on the slate The Cotton Pickers are slated I go to West Memphis but this gam « ;orjab!y will be postponed due ti 'esC Memphis' playing in th state lourney. Lu.xora is scheduled to play a Osceola Wednesday night, and Ma nils goes to Truman Wednesda afternoon. In other games Wed rte.sday Marked Tree will be Harrisburg and Memphis plays Caraway. Bo* svore: Harrisburr 14, l.nxora Driver 2b R. Tale ss . W.' Tale r. Owens Ib Rutherford 3b Baker It Arms cf Stone rl Stoval] p TMnls Hiirrishur? Barnett rf . . .. Peifer 5s \Vhitby lb !>avis r Willis 3b Austin If Gann 3b Nix cf Blimgardnrr p totals l.uxora 4 AB R 4 0 4 1 3 2 4 1 HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL W L Pet. st. i,out» M si jn Brooklyn M 31 itt Botton 61 4« £28 New York 4* 4« .Sl« Philadelphia so 47 .SIS Pittsburgh 45 4> .479 •incirmati U u .3M Chicigo M n 3Vt Birmingham Nashville ,, Mobile . New Orleans Atlanta Little Rock Memphis ... Chatlanooga Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LKAGUE Brooklyn 4, SI. Louus 2. New York 10-9. Cincinnati 0-0. Boston 9-5, Pittsburgh 1-6. Philadelphia 5, Chicago 4 (10 innings) . EFFECTIVE LURE —Laughing Lois Teu- had no trouble gelling this dolphin Io slrike The 20-poiimicr was laken ir u'alcrs oil Morchead City, N.r Borons Defeat Chicks Twice; Move Into Lead By the Associate! Press Birmingham rest atop the Southern Asccialion today 'hanks to a double victory over the Memphis Chicks and a 19 to 9 plastering o[ the Na.shville Vols by New Orlesiis. The aBrons needed 15 Innings to win the first game 3 to 1. then L-opped the nightcap 3 to 0 . The second New Orleans-Nashville snm- 1 was called because of darkness al. the end of seven in- ninss wHti tlie score tied 7-7. Mobile pulled wilhhi half a game of third place Nc^ T Orleans by bir- tue of a twin win over the lowly Chattanooga Lookouts. 10-S and 7-5. Aliamn's Crackers continued their second division nosedive dropping a pair of games to Little Rock, 9-T and Site's defeat dropped AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 3-1, Chicago 2-2 (second game 10 innings. Bostor 3, Cleveland 0. Detroit 3-6, Philadelphia 0-0. Washington 7, St. Louis 3. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Birmingham 3-3, Memphis 1-0. Little Rock 9-2, Atlanta 7-0. New Orleans 19-7. Nashville 9-7 (second game called end 7th, darkness) . Mubile 10-7, Chattanooga 8-5 Sports Roundup Hull] Fullerion, Jr. GRIPPING STORY—pino Restolli. pretty handy wilh a bnt him self, admires (he hailing grip of Teimnwle Kalph Kiner The- Pirates BIR Poke is Iwo weeks ahead of his pace r>( I wo years HRO . when he lied the Giants' Jolinny Mize with 51 home inns Don NewcomJbe Shakes Jinx; Dodgers Edge Cardinals 4-2 Today's Games NATIONAI It.Hl.nt Brooklyn at Pillsburgh might). Boston at St. Louis (night). New York «l Chicafro . (Only game.5 scheduled.) AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis at Washington (night). Cleveland »t Boston. (Only games scheduled). SOUTHERN LEAGUE (Night games.) Birmingham at Memphis. Atlanta at Little Rock. New Orleans at Nashville. Mobile at Chattanooga. Manila Jaycees Take 8-4 Win From Victoria VICTORIA, Angr. 1—The Victoria the t R^ Sox were defeated 8-4 by the Vols to irccond place, 10 percentage Manila Jaycets yesterday afternoon points 1)f*h:nd the aBrons. The Vol?, \vho had been In first Lutes Nine Cops 3-2 Thriller in Park League Play Lutes Store won a 3-2 thriller over (he Little park team in "Y" Park League, play Saturday morn- iiiK. coming Iiom behind with iwn runs in the sixth, while Yarbro was taking a 10-7 victory over a stubborn Promised Land outfit. Johnny O'Brien did the pitching for Little Park and Charles Duncan was on the hill for Lutes and each allowed tiirce hits over the seven inning route. Little Park scored single runs in the first and third frames and held onto this lead ^Irvlil the sixth, when Lutes boys x who had picked up one In the second, added two' to clinch the victory, on "Red" Hurks home run with a man on base. Both teams played excellent, defensive ball. Duncan struck out 15 batters and O'firien whiffed 8. Yarbro got off to fl fast start j wilh two runs in the opening inning, i added three in the third, one in ' the 4th, two each in the fifth and 6th, and after Promised Land lied it up in the sixtr with a three-run splurge, came brck to chalk up four In the seventh and ice the game. Both pitchers were hi| freely. James Hedge being rapped for H safties by the Yadiro batters and his teammates picking up 9 off the hurling of Bobby Smith. place since June 30, folded after the sixtli inning in the lid lifter. Charlie Clock, the fotmev Atlanta Cracker blasted out three homers— two of them in the seventh—to show the way for the Pels. Little Rock shoved Atlanta deeper into the second division by winning its first double-header since July L Hat Simpson'h homer with I the bases loaded in the third was i the tellinz slow for the Travelers ihe first game. Pirates the ulgtUcan, 6-5 with throe mils in the ninth. Luxora Defeats Armorel Tigers By Large Score The LUXOIH Tigers bailed out toUil of 15 base hits, including one home run. ye-Slerday afternoon to hand Ihe Armorcl Tigers their j lonnli straight setback by mi 11-3 score at Armorcl Park. Tlie South Mississippi Countlans jumped on Frank Ellis. Armorel jlnrter. for three inns in tlie first two innings and then exploded for five in >.he third to lake an 8-0 lead ^nit llu-n coailed to victory. Jerry Dean relieved Ellis in She fifth. Righthander Tunia Quails opened on the hill for Luxora and worked six .unings l>efore giving way to John Havery MolVafk-y. McHafle; took over in the seventh and finished '.he but Quails got credit f.-,r the win. The /.rmore] Tigers scored (heir runs or.e at. a time in fourth, rifth and seventh inning and were held io eight safe blows. Kiikenduffei • iind J. George of Luxora ierl the ' nitting with ionr hit.s in live trips, i p c nd i Otle of George's blows was a ninth ] Num War Widows forfeit Pensions When They Remarry, Official Says War widows who remarry while receiving pensions from the Veterans Administration loday were cautioned Io return all pension checks, uncashed. dating from the time of their remarriage. James A. Winn, Arkansas Vele- lans Administration regional manager, said many widows of World War TI veterans in Arkansas are remarrying without notifying the proper authorities to strp their pensions. "All checks received after the date of remarriage snould be reluni<d immediately to the Treasury Department. Division of Disbursement, al St. Louis. Mo.," he explained. "The widow also should notify the Director, Claims Service. Veter»n« Administration District Office. «O Locust streel. St. Ixrais. Mo., giving! the name of In person she married,! date and place of marriage, claim number and present address." Winn said although it is recofr- ; niy.ed lhal most widows who Tej mary cash the checks with no j wrongful intent, severe penalties (are provided by law for offenders. on the Manila diamond. Drew Conner went all the way for Victoria but shabby fielding by his teammates cost him the game. J. T. Harris went the full nine for the Jaycets and was pounded lor 12 hits but got good backing afield: J. T. Conner, Victoria third baseman led both teams in hitting with perfect day. three for three. The Red Sox will play the strong Jonesboro nine ^t Osctoli Tuesday night. Bon score: Victoria AB H H Bennett ss & 0 2 Baker lb 5 I 2 Speck '/b 3 1 1 Weldon cf i o 2 J. Conner 3h 3 0 3 White c 4 0 0 Bard If 401 aartain if 4 J 0 D. Conner p 4 0 1 lb . Totals Manila M. Harris as .. East 3b Hutton .is-3b . AAhabranner Bolllnger rf WalU c Taylor cf E. Ashabranner If Edwards 2b J. Hair's p Total* 37 4 12 AB R H ..410 ..100 J« I 9 Rend Courier Ne«i Wunt Ads By Ralph Roden Associated Press Sporls Writer Don Newcombe. big Negro right- hander of the Brooklyn Dodgers who has had his ups anri downs, has something io smile about today. He's turned the tables on his chief tormentors—I h e St. Louis Cardinals. Solidly cuffed in three previous encounters with the rollicking lied Birds, Newcombe clipped tlie league-leaders, 4-2, yesterday to snail the Cards' nine-game winning streak and put the Bums back in .he National League race. The Cards spoiled Newcombe's major league debut on May 20. socking him for four hits and three runs in a third of an Inning. The next time the two met, the Cards belted Newcombe out of the box in the ninth inning with n three •tin rally and went on to win in overtime. Newcombe's third brush against the Birds occurred a week ago Sunday and what the Cards did to him shouldn't happen. He couldn't jet anybody out in the first inning. The Cards bree?^ri Io a 14-1 vic- tody and took over first place irom the Dodgers. Throws Eijthl Hitter Yesterday, however, Newcombe had (he Cards' number. The largest St. Louis crowd of the season. 32,965 fans saw the big fellow check the Cards on eight hits.^ I ,„„,„,, „„„„,,. wUh „ The victory cut the Curds' ad-| Box , co| . e . ,,, vantage over the Dodgers to one and a half games. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees stretched their American League lead to four games over the second place Cleveland Indians. The Yanks split, a twin bill with the Chicago White Soy., taking the opener, 3-2. and dropping the nightcap. 2-1, in 10 innings. The Indnins were blanketed. 3-0. bv Mickey McDermolt and the Red Sox In Boston. McDermott scattered eight hits and fanned seven In out-pitching Gene Bearden. Don DiMaggio of the Red Sox collected one hit to extend his consecutive game hitting stre«k to 27. Ti&trs Takf. Tw« The Detroit Tigers made it three straight, shutouts over the Philadelphia Athletics as Ted Gray and Fred Hutchinson pitched the Bcn- ;als to 3-0 anrt 6-0 triumphs hi he Quaker Citv. Gray yielded eight hits and Hutcli five. Sherry Robertson socked a pair of homers and Eddie Robinson one pace the Washington Senators ! -, .o H 7-3 triumph over the St. Louis . Browns. • j The New York Giants butchered ! tlie Cincinnati Reds 10-0 and 9-0, | confining their scoring to three in- i nings. They scored !0 inns in the j first two Innings of the opener : with home runs by Johnny Mize.' Ray Mueller and Hank Thompson featuring the bombardment. Sid Gordon was ihe big man in the nightcap with two homers during a nine rim second Inning uprising. The trhimps elevated the gfants Into fourth place one percentage point back of the Philadelphia Phils. The Phillies edged the Chicago cubs 5-4 In 10 innings at Chicago, The Pittsburgh Pirates and (he Boston Braves split, a bargain bill, the Braves winning the first game 9-1, behind johnny Satn anri the BV Huth rullrrton, Jr. NKW YOHK, Aug. 1 <AP) — Ka- butous Blclo Murphy recently re-sinn- #d u manager of the Leaveuwoiih, Kiw., Western A&xocullon club while U was In the Ihroea of its second long losing streak. . . Jml before lie quit, Fido watched one of his ilayers in tie two cm ves Oicn take t hall for a called strike. , . The kid bt'elcd mightily to Ihc um)ire and Murphy ran in Io see what it WHS all about. . . "That blind soandso<t it/' ihe batler protested, . . ''Well, you missed Ux>,' f'jito roimod. Then, him Ins to the limp he apologized: "I don't kmiw w>iy I'm fighting foi UH-.SC alilji fl, but bear down anil don't (hem took any than (hey are-" Draw Tour O»n Com lusion Various New En^l^nd sports cdl- tnr.s report the receipt o! the following letioi on Ihe impressive let- teihi i: ,ui of a MassarluisoU.s lussy "Dear Sir: "Snutlie:Ls(ei n Lauisiana Collt'rt' ofters hiyli .sciiotJl gr:ttlu:ito.s wlio nuike l.he lontbull nr baski'tbaU d .scholarships of board, r(Kun, .s, fi-e.s, tuition and $15 inoulli- ly. Fvc.shivuMi play varsity ball. Tu- Itinii and jjml.siana Slide art* on tlie .schedule loi thl.s fall. If any boys in your area find this offer atlisic- tive, I -sliall be glad to hear from i.hem 03 you," Professional Cage Leagues Reported Agreement WEATHER WISE —Mary Cnihcr is all sc>l io serve in n Kiiim- of wiitor Icmus in Glen- nirjo l.aki'. Che.slcr, N Y No l>r.ll is in siKhl and it sounds odd. hul ;\\ Icasl the net result is n splashing relief from heal Henry Sv;aM-y, tot 2*1 \eurs hasc- ball coach at the U. of New I'.nmp- shire and currently manager of ihc Kentvlllc. Nova Scotia, Wildnit.s. pl-iyed HX innings the other (lay when only -seven of hl<" pliiyc'is showed up al Amhr-rsl He used a 13-vear-old batboy to complete the learn KerMville won hut Ainlu'ist, mnnaRed by one of Swy.u'y's former pitchers, protested because the winners used two 1neli.2il)le players. . Bruce Drake. U. of Oklahoma basketball coach, is trying In evolve a 7/>nc defense against termites that have invaded his house. . . The Buffalo Bills' quarterback!! pnicdce with Ihe aid of a metronome to pcilert Ihe timing o( their plays . Niilurally thai will make Uiein clink. Irish Wrestler Is Teamed With Jack Bloomficld Kdillo Nhilouo, Ihc* lifL' rim, re. 1 turns to the Ar itni i inn tonight to :ifk )3ti.>otiincld in Hie y TiSsli vot crJcran 1 t loam \vlt uint( INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. he National Basketball Leaf IN nd Basketball Association of Amrica today were reported new greernent, on a merger: lh»t wouli f nd costly bidding. for college st»r«. . The big cities of the BAA ant le smaller communities of th» Ider NHI- will meet in Ne» York Veciticsday to t r >' to agree on elan*. Ike nuffey, NBL president, Mltf lie o[r-proposed merger had i» nine "sooner or later, or boti eaKues will be ruined." The leagues have fought «««h illier with Increased bitUrneti luce Indianapolis, Minneapolis «nrt ' tin Wayne boiled Horn the NBLi ' o BAA in May, 1948. "^ 'I'he scramble for college slur* •eaclicd a climax with bidding foi ienior.s from the University of Ktn- tiu-ky's N.C.A.A. champions l««t spring. The NBL pulled a fait on* )y [inuitig the boys In buslne.-w for theiusclves as a new Indlanapoll* team, the Olympian*. : RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Miinilay featuie of Ihc Legion's bout HI audilorhun. Malonc nnd Hloomlirld will tram against Iwo veteran louchles. Ralph Gfirubrildi and Wnllor Hirois, in the flu-minute time limit, best, Iwo of three tulis main event bout. Malonc, who has been doing pro- moling work in Florltlii for n number of months, made his first :ip pcai.ini:c here [n several ypurs last week when he 1r>:uiivd with n( u romrr I'om Hnidli'y tf) lake :i decision over Prank Marconi HIHI l-'loyd rjyrd. He was sehrdi'lcd to team willi Hlooinfield In (lint bonl but illness forced Hloumficltl (o cancel Ills npppimtnne here. Gnrnljfildi. a St. I.onh he:ivy- wf'iKht. will he ninking his first appearance here tonight in several months. The his Hnliiiii is one of the more pnpulnr grupplers performing In the Mid-South circuit Prrcodinir ttif main event the Two enovs coupled *itli a pair follr grnpplcrs will pair off In Iwr of base hits in the ninlh Inning.! sinulc full preliminary bonl wltli KHV« Hie Dyersburg. Tcnn.. Hide- ! Malonr nnd Onrnbnldl tangling In ents a 7-ti victory over the =y|9th Inning Rally Gives Dyersburg Win over Niners -, l.incnra | Col email ss .. ! F. Oeorpe 1! .. \ c. wixMm ah Wright cf j J. George rf .. , Raymon lb .. Kokenduffer c E. Walters 2b 1 Olirlcy 2b > Quails p i McHaffev p .. I Total.-, Arninre 1 Hortorl cf Carson If Wilson ?-•> Ashby lb Young c FoHer 3b Workman ib . Alt It H .T 1 2 5 I 42 11 IS AH R H . . 5 2 0 0 0 0 ber Nine Niners at yesterday afternoon. 'Itie Niners ted nnlil the. seventh when DyersljiirK milled (or two runs to knot the score al four-all. 'HiR Niners took a Iwo run lead in their Ira 11 of the ninth hut Dyccs- tjprg bounced bark for (hire In the bottom liulf of Ihe inning. Mcrkle Williams started on the hill for the Niners but was pulled in Use seventh In Invor of Lone7. CVKruie who finished Ihe eatne. The ! Durlnsr II Niners scored their two rims In the IS4B the c ninth on consecutive tiiples by Jones. Barger and O'Knne. Richardson went, all ihe way [fir the first and Hlnmntlcld and Slrols \viipping holds In the seamd. L/on Oil's Net Income Shows Decline for 1949 KI. UORADO, Avk.. AUK 1—<AV- Tho l.ion Oil Cornuntiy has repoi/'t it net income after Inxes of sl.f<03,- 5!15.li4 for Ihe first six months 1!H9. Tills amountr-d Io S2.01 per of .si nek now <ml,st;indlng Hist six months of csiiondltiK net Inrninr was $.S.71!).!im (H or S2.H per share j of .stock. BAD MEN of TOMBSTOW 1*1] «X|«. Warner ,Newi A Sh»rt rl Little r! Ellis p Dean p Tiie Niners will plnv at Ridnley. 'cnn.. at Number Nine next, Sun- i Niiri.lirr N'lue HollilRSWOrlh 37 3 Sam Snead's 268 Wins Western Open Money ST. PAUL. Minn.. Aug. 1—(,7V- Sam Snead, tlie While Sulphur Springs. W. Va., professional wiio says he's "tired of golf" had something today to relieve that reeling It was the f.2,fioO he won yesterday by taking first place in Hie Ifith annual Western Open with a 72- hole total of 2f»8. That score rjctt'-r- ecl the Western! Open recoril t f 270, set in '917 by Johnny Palmer, Badin. N.C. ' Gary MiddH'coff of Memphis shot a 65 yesterday to b:x>st himself to ft four-round total of 272 and take rio'j-n SI.000 second money. Bunch 3b H. Bareor 11 Jones rf i Flowers cf . 1 Pnff if '• Fisher If . Li'les c I Willis tils p ' O'Knne p . I Totals Reason 2b Killetl ss-if B. Yarbro ct Rerd :ib Wright If Viar c-ss ... Hundrin c .. Wheeler Ib .. CnmoncH lb C, Yarbro rf Rlchnrd.son p Tol.Tls 3 1 .17 A« t H 1 1 1 I n n i (i n (j 1 R K 0 2 'I I 1 (I 0 0 (I H I I I I »! n, i I o 0 : : 0 i " NEW t>m n? i\ri-k Ouv." (:<m p.irn liner Sulnrda> * SurtduT J M I D m dm I Khtiwi Manila, Ark. BIG JACK" ll l .\r:irjririe Muln nl W:ill.irf; Ili-rrj Also Slu.rli I nrsiliiy "Slt-'G, NEIGHBOR, SING" wltli Koy Ai-nlT. r.tiln Krlle nnd SroKy Uial ««! Box Orfk-c Opens al 1:» Shuw Slaitj at 1:3* i-;is( Time Today "THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI" Klla Haywnrlh Drsni: Wcllrs U';irii*>r News Ch^plrr '< nf "HiilnK Srrial nnri R •LVTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWES'l ADMISSION I'KICE ANYWHKKE! 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Kirby Drug Stores Last Time Tonight 'THE BRIDE GOES WILD' wilh Van Johnson, June Allysoi). and Rutch Jcnklnx I a<1 Tim* Today (IMHBI.K FKATLRE) "IT'S A WONDERFUL LI.E" with Jamc5 Stewart and Donna Rred Tuosriay TRAIN TO ALCATRAZ 1 with Donald Rarrr Anri 3*nt\ Martin "MYSTERY IN MEXICO" with William LuncHx** Jacqueline While and Ricardo Orle* .4l*o (.'attoon A i^t« World K*m Tuesday 'MY GIRL TISA" with 1,11H rarmer *n4 Sam Wannauktr Ah* Sh»ri«

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