The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 20, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, WAY 20,10'JO Yankee-Red Sox In Mound Feud Atlanta's Bush League Hurler Hot in Sunday Tilt With Barons Pitchers Dave Ferris, Spud Chandler Battle For Shutout Honors. BY CARL LUNDQIUST United Press Sports Writer PlSs .SpuTclwndlci^nnd 0 ^^ ! ° r Atlanta's Sunday baseball fans Ferriss were in a bailie todav for. « IU| "> c »°"<f Hurler mi Manager the major league shutout chain- K| - kl , Cuvlers smoothly geared plonship that was overshadowing mound corps. For Ihe second other phases of the feud between strnieM Sunday, he put Ills left Bv WILLIAM TDCKKR United 1'ress Sports Writer ATLANTA. Oa.. May 20. (UP)A year ago Forrest Thompson found himself in' the same bush league where he had started out nine seasons earlier and he was bediming to wonder if he shouldn't turn to a different business lo feed the four hungry little Thompson mouths. Toduy, Thompson was the darling the Yankees and Red Sox. The arguments slill rage of course o*«r Ted Williams versus Joe DiMaggio as a hitter. Joe Gordon versus Bobby Doerr as a second baseman, and the Yankees against the Red Sox for the pennant. But any BoKton' fan will start a baseball filibuster at the suggestion that Chandler is better than Fcri'lss. Yankee supporters are just as vocal if th c Ferriss forces open a debate. On the record. It was hard to ] elbow grease on the pellet yesterday and blew down thc Mobile Hears on three scant hits as Atlanta stretched Its Southern Asso- cialion lead to two full games. Thompson's feat coincided with thc league's first no-hllter of the season, ji bob-tailed affair hurled by Lou Bevil of thc Ctmtlanoovn Lookouts as his mates sank the Little Rock Pebbles twice. He held thc Pebs hit less for six innings until | darkness stopped the panic which choose between the. Dixie right h»nders. Each pitched his third shutout victory yesterday In a day highlighted by line hurling. Chandler, lhc "Georgia Bulldog" snuffed off the Indians with three hits to win, 2 to 0 as Hie Yankees •won two at Cleveland. Charley .(Red) Ruffing, helped by DIMag- jrio's two-run homer, tossed a seven-hit 7 to 1 Yankee victory in the afterpiece. Ferris lopped Detroit 4 lo 0 on seven hl\ for his second straight shutout. However, Hal Newhouscr g»ve the Tigers a 3 to 1 second laune .Jour-lilt victory which reduced Boston's league lead lo four ?nd a half games over New York. Homers by Dick Wnkeficlrt and Jimmy Outlaw save him his victory margin. Pitching: Duel .Chandler's duel with Allie Reynolds was a stirring one. Lcadoff man George Sttrnwclss singled in the first and no other Yankee hit safely until Ihe ninth. Reynolds, who tried vainly to Ijveak up a double play with Gordon al second in the eighth, was nettled after a near fight with Ibc Yankee Wg man. He walked Tommy HMI- rich, Charley, Keller bunted safely Mid DiMaggio singled In the innr- £ftial run. Gordon drove in the cither with a fly. •-Washington took a firmer hold on fourth place with 4 to 3 and been held up an hour by showers. Thompson's Luck i'lmnilcs Thompson, n solidly built. 27- year-old southpaw, had almost ,1 record nm in thc tank towns he- fore he Ruined a slaying bcrlh wiih the Crackers. He .started out with the North Carolina State League, drifted through thc Bi-Statc nnd lhc Tliree-Eyc circuits and played a hitch with the Michigan State League before the Crackers acquired him—and farmed him back down lo the North Carolina Sta'.e League. To his home town, Moorcs- , vilie. no less. Thompson decided to stick it otit and his luck changed immediately. He began winning games In rapid succession and had racked up more Ihan 20 when the Crackers perked up and recalled htm. He pitched excellently for Atlnntn in thc lilt- ter part of the last season but this spring II looked like the bush league was cropping out In him again as lie got off to a poor start. But on Sunday. May 12, he came up with more stun" than he had ever shown, letting the Memphis Chicks down with one run and seven hits. and yesterday he was even hotter against Mobile. His record Is now three wins against three early season losses nnd Cuyler has made him a. fair-haired boy among his starters. Chicks-Vols Tied hi StiiiulhiKS After Thompson's 5 to 0 victory. thc second game of a doubleheader was washed out. The Crackers added half a notch to their lead as Memphis split n pair wilh Nashville and dropped into a tic with raincd-out New Orleans for second place. In the opener at Nashville, thc Vols' Jlin Shllllim, league leadlni; hitter, and catcher Ted Pawi-lck I Dell Boll Team Wins 12-8 Over Promised Land Dell's Independent linscbnll team defeated Promised Land Sundny at- lernooji In a wild slugging bee by n 12 to 8 margin. Promised Land's InflcldhiK still suffered n fieldlnc weakness. Five errors were slacked vip nicafn-st them as liicy muffed grounder?. threw wild and showed all-arouml Kiomjy teamwork. • Hilling on both tennis was heavy with each pounding out eleven safeties. Top hitter for Dell was Henderson with two hits In four trips to the plate. On the Promised Land team, Leon Asliby hogged the .spotlight ns he cracked out two singles and a double In four to drive In three rtiru. Gene Beard, Promised Land pitcher, weakened In thc fourth and was relieved by Herman Rlltcnberry, who went thc remaining five frames. Kcohlcr was waived In from left pounded the ball over Sulphur Dell's field In thc third to replace Burl close-by palings to Kivc lhc home sldo a 5 to 3 victory and Wimpy Willis of Memphis Ills first defeat. Lee Anthony twirled thc victory. Llltlc Jimmy McClurc came on in the eighth-Inning of Ihe nightcap with the score tied 2-'J and salvaged a victory for Memphis with sonic neat pliu'h-pltclilng. Merv Connors walloped n homer for Ihc Chicks. The G'haUniiooi'H Lookouts kept within striking distance of the first division by taking Ihe Little Rock Travelers Iwlce. 5 lo 2 and 2 to 0. the liisl game on Devil's, curtailed no-hlller. Rained oul Sunday. New Orlc- nns will play a twin bill al Dlriiilin;- hnin tonight while Little Rock performs at Chattanooga, Memphis at Nashville, and Mobile al Atlanta slon on the mound for Dcjl. H"! was awarded lhc win as his teammates played faultless ball behind him lo hold Promised Land to two additional runs. Johnny Duclos. regular Promised Land catcher, took over the ITlird base spot In the lirsl of the seventh and Bill Beard shifted into the receiving position. Promised Land next Sunday will journey to Dell for a return en- Legion Juniors Lose in Close Game at Manila Thc "last inning jinx" found Blytheville's American Legion Juniors still trailing behind yesterday afternoon when they were defeated by the Manila Juniors at Manila. A seven inning game, thc final score wiis 0 to 5, Klnnberry, who proved capable of putting a fast, hard-to-hit ball across the plate, pitched thc entire game for the locals and C. Thiel- kcld pitched for Manila. Two of Blytheville's scores were made by Berry Allen and two others by Stanley Hood. Thc other was run In by P. D. Foster. The local players showed good teamwork but were handicapped hy the loss of two regulars, third baseman and Captain Caldwell, and pitcher Randall Workman. The next game will lx> played Sunday with Jonesboro Juniors ot Jones Ixn'O. Pine Bluff Family Wins Many Archery Events PINE BLUFF, Ark., May 20. (UI'I —The Brickcll family of Pine Bluff, Ark., holds practically all archery honors for Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee today as a result of victories in yesterday's tri-slate association tournament here. Carter Brlckell nosed out A. VV. iShannon, defending champion, from Memphis, by 15 points for men's honors while his wife, Mrs. Betty Brlckell was runner-up in the women's division. Mrs. T. W. Kirkwood of Little Rock retained her crown In the women's division. In the junior girls, Beth Brlekcll was runner up to Aim Hunt of Little Rock. -Mrs. Brickeli added the novelty shoot to her laurels while her husband won the American. Mrs, Kirkwood took the National and Columbia rounds and Shannon won the York round. The group elected Shannon as president, and Mrs. Clara Glover of Llltl e Rock secretary. The 1047 meet will be held In Memphis. In single games. The postponed game in Atlanla Sunday will be part of a Tuesday night doubleheader. Country Club Gblfers Defeat Tennesseeans I Tag Teams to Tussle \ Tonight in Legion Arena Major League Cash Registers Ring Regularly NEW YORK, May 20. (UP) — Biiseball club owners, plagued with _ ^ i Mexican League competition, pos- Kagcmcnl In their away' from sll)illt y ° r a court test over legality homr game. Probable starting time will be 3 o'clock. Hox Score: Del! Henderson, rf Shclton. rf Armstrong, 21) J. Midcalf. Ib .C. Midualf. ss Bnuchinnn, c Kcohlcr, If-p Byre, cf Simmons. 3b Burlson, p I Howard, If AH H R Po. A of player contracts and a new play- Arkansas Golfers Plan Tournament for Amateurs LITTLE ROCK. Ark., May 20. (U.P.I—Officials of the Arkansas Men's Golf Association this week W'ill invite member clubs to send representatives to the tlrst postwar closed Stale Amateur Cioll Tournament scheduled here June 7. 8 and 9. John Harrison, association president; announced that a trophy will be awarded the three-man team having the lowest score in the qualifying round. Top stale golfers to enter include Bubba Small of Pine Bluff, a former state champion; Vincent Allison and Steve Cieckniore ol Fort Smith; Tom Gnuglian ot Camdcn, and Johnny Wliitlon ol Conway. Tile qualifying round will be played June 7 over the Little ROCK Country Club's la-hole route, and two matches will be played June 8 nnd June 9. Read Courier News Want Ads. less a double defeat al the hands of the cardinals. Tlie previous high total, for (he season was 271,677 paying fans, established on Sunday, April 28. The United Slate's contains 3070 counties. DIGGING AT YOUR SCALP WONT HELP Get ical help for dry itchy si'jilp with Mo:.itiim Hair Tonic. natural oils, liclps remove loose dandruff. MOROLINE HAIR TONIC . Hlvlhcvillc country club Rollers with a IG-man team won 28 to eight In competition with a team from Dycrsburg, Tcnn., with the t Tenucsseeans here for a return 6-to I victories at Chicago. The ; nialch Kits .beat Ted Lyons with a two Wendell run rally In the ninth of the o;> etier, handing the 46-year-old pitch- Eaton, professional for the club'here, was low scorer with a four-under par 70 for the round. ef his -fourth defeat ngainst one ,, Inmes Guard, with a 70. was sec win. johnny Niggeling held Chicago on(j ,„,,. ECO1 . cr . M . w poston. to, five hits to win the second I mt . mbcl . of lhc Dye r s burg team, was game. Mickey Vernon was Washing- i lhlrd BmOng Ulc low scorers with ton's hitting star with two horn- \ R 1(j ers, two doubles, n triple, and i\ ' single, in the two games. Jeff Heath »teo got a Nat homer and Murrcll Jones and Bob Kennedy homered for Chicago in the two games. ,The '. Athletics won their first double header of the season, -1 to 3 and 13 to 2 at St. Louis. Dick jfowlcr . pitched reliably and hit two timely singles to give the A's the opener. Luther Knerr, coasting Pro Eaton entered the West Tennessee open in Dycrsburg last week an<| emerged with second highest honors for the tournament wilh a one-tinder par 71 for the Ilyersburg course, Lcroy Blankenship ol Memphis won the tournament wi!h a 70. Guy Lchn, member of tlie Blyth 1 :- villc High School facully and former coach, accompanied Eaton to SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. 23 19 21 IB 15 12 11 10 Atlanta New Orleans .... Memphis Chattanooga . .. Nashville Little Rock Rirmingham . ., Mobile NATIONAL I.KAGUE W. L. St. ixiuis n n v Brooklyn 16 10 Chicago 14 11 Boston 15 12 Cincinnati 13 11 New York 12 16 Pittsburgh 10 15 Philadelphia G 19 AMKKICAN I.KACiliE W. L. Boston 25 7 New York 20 11 Detrojt 18 H Washington 15 13 SI. Louis 13 18 Cleveland 11 18 Chicago 9 18 Philadelphiii 9 22 Pet .G57 .013 .COO .529 .517 .375 along :behind 18-hit support includ- _ ,, , , fng homelrs by- George McQuinn '• Pyersburg ,tot Jhc tournament, arm Hal',Peck, had no trouble win- n " . '', .• nlng his first game In the after- Baseball piece. Chuck Stevens and Hank Self hitiflrst game St. Louis.hom- ers and Wait Judnicli got we in tttf' second. . [J Cardinals Top League .(the Cardinals again took over Ittst place in the National with 9 to 5 and 4 to 0 victories at Philadelphia. Left Harry Brecheen's six- hit shutout was the highlight since it ended his three-game losiiv.; streak and dispelled fears he was losing his stuff. Max Lanier gained his sixth straight victory without pressure in thc opener with 15- hit. backing. Johnny \Yyrostcr got a Philly homer, Ihe first off Lanier this season, while in Ihe second iramc. Slan Musial hil for thc loop for the Cards. Ed Heusser stopped the Docigcv heavy hitting wilh a 4 to 0 victory tfor Cincinnati at Brooklyn, llf: gave .110 seven hits, all singles. Ed. die Miller with a home run and rookie grady Hatton. who drove in two runs wilh a triple and single, led the Red batters. Lefty Al Gcrhcuaser ended Pittsburgh's five-game losing streak with » four-hit, 3 to 1 victory at New York, after which Dave Koslo stopped the Giant losses at six in a row .with a D to 1 seven-hitter. Homers by Ben Warren. Buddy Kerr, and Bill Rigney accounted ~ • Tor all the Giant runs. Approved The cubs came from behind to win, 8 to 6 al Boston after which the' Braves put on a late rally lo take the second game. 5 to 3. The Cubs cashed in on successive homers by Andy Pafko and Bill Nicholson in a four run seventh irmini i KCSldual Spraying to win thc opener. 5ioston was bo-j bind 3 lo 2 in the seventh of the •eeond bus scored three times, two , "... — of the runs coming home on Dick IflSGCf ICIQG CO. Culler's single. Harold Wright, Mgr. !»07 E. Cherry nanny Savich and Chlno Mins are booked opposite Al Steelier and Chris Belkn.s in Promoter Mike Me- [rcney's weekly mat show at the j American Legion Arena tonight.. I Steelier is a newcomer and is recommended by Promoter Mcroncy. | His partner for thc bout, Bclkas. has proved his ability In his past appearances here. Savich demonstrated his Knowledge of rough stuff here last Monday night when he made his debut here by walloping Henry Harrel and Prince Omar. Ming. Savich's team-mate for lhc bout has been here a few times previously. His lypc of wrestling can best be expressed by a remark made by Bill Canny to Red Roberts in a match some few weeks back. Canny said, "watch that chinaman Red, he's slick." Also on llv card arc the usual tw.-i one-fall 30-inlnntc time limit preliminaries, in the, Savit'h ami Steelier are in opposite corners. In the second preliminary Min;; will take on Bclkas. The first match is scheduled to Mgin at 8:15 p.m. Promised Land Baker, 2b I'll! Heard, 3b-c Hardy, Ib Johnny Dliclos,c-3b Mullen, cf Jark Duclos, ss Ashby, rf James Beard. If none Beard, p-lf Rlltcnberry, p Score by innings' Hell Promised Land 40 11 12 20 AB H R Po. union, consoled themselves today with ever-swelling attendance. Yesterday's crowds al eight parks, where generally fair but cool wca- y'tlicr prevailed, totaled 288,584, 1 ! new high for the year, g In two parks, Briggs stadium at ^! Detroit and Shibe Park at Phila- 0 riclphin, all time record hlglis were D reported. A total of 58.480 fans 0 , watched thc Tigers divide with the 0 hading Red Sox at Detroit, although g the official paid atlcndnnce of 57,01130 was 19 under the park's all- itime paid record. The lowly Phils 3 I drew a crowd of 34,049, who got A | naught for their faith but to wit- Bowel Cleaning Power Of Inner-Aid Medicine 39 11 8 20 4 024 230 001—12 411 000 002— 8 AMERICAN tF.AGUE New York at Cleveland. Washington at Chicago. Only games. One man recently took INNER- AID three days and said after-1 1 ward that he never would have believed his body contained so I ! much filthy substance. He says his j stomach, ' intestines, bowels and whole system were so thoroughly cleansed that his constant headaches came to an end, several pimply skin eruptions on his face dried up overnight, nnd even the rheu- imatic pains in his knee disappeared. J ' I At present he is an altogether dif- \ferent man, feeling' fine in every •>:. (way. I INNER-AID contains 12 Great | Herbs; they cleanse bowels, t clear 11,234. gas from stomach, act on sluggish rapes: . liver and kidneys. Miserable peo- 54.279 pie soon feel different all over. So During 1945, there were felonious homicides; 11.537 59,807 aggravated assaults; robberies; 241.3!)1 automobile thefts; don't go on suffering! Get INNER- 321.(172 burglaries and 865,521 lar- AID. Sold by all drug stores here ccnics. ' in Blylhcville. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis nt Nashville, night. New Orleans at Birmingham, night, donblDheadcr. Mobile at Atlnritni night, doubleheader. Little Rock at Chattanooga, night NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago nt Boston, night. Cincinnati at Brooklyn, night. Only games. Head Courier News Want Ads.' 11 ' INSURANCE n, „ 2311 For Complete Protection • ACCIDENT ,t HEALTH • HOSPITAL1ZATION • FIRE • AUTOMOBILE • LIABILITY • BURGLARY • PLATE GLASS »TORNADO • SURETY BONDS • AVIATION F'RST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108N. 2nd CIIAS. BITTNKR Get Ready for season the big insect approaching. Have Your Property Sprayed With D. D. T. Like the U. S. Government Uses Boyett Spraying Co. is equipped to do just that. You can help rid your community of pesky insects by calling Phone 3602 BOYETT DDT Spraying Co. Offices Temporarily Located THE. Vine St. Gco. (Buddy) Boyett—-Owners—Fred Boyett Jr. RADIOS! RADIOS! We have just received a shipment of Titblc Model Radios—ihc Ijcsl quality we have seen since the war. Also a few Record IMayers. 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Reserved Seats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on TAG MATCH Savich and Ming Tfl. Stecher and Belkas Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minute Matches ' j]!.;;, jijl.DANNY SAVICH vs, AL STECHER, ! l ' 'CHINO MING vs. CHRIS BELKAS Your Time Is Valuable .. . Our Service Is QUICK! Call 2611 • for Rood Service Anywhere • Tires Repaired—any Kind. • Batteries Charged—Quick or Slow • Washing and Greasing • All STANDARD PRODUCTS • Mechanical Repairs. MARR'S AUTO SERVICE YOU KNOW WHERE Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 5-2, Memphis y-3. ClmUunooga 5-2, Little Rock 2-0 (second game six innings, darkness). Atlanta 5, Mobile 0 (second rained out). New Orleans at Birmingham, rain. NATIONAL LKAUVE Cincinnati 4, Brooklyn 0. -, St. Louis 9-4, Philadelphia Sj'O. Jj Pittsburgh 3-1. New York 1-5, ^ Chicago 8-3, Boston 0-5. AMKKICAN I.BAOtlE Boslon 4-1, Detroit 0-3. Washington 4-7, Chicago 3-1. New York 2-7, Cleveland 0-1. 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