The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 2, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 2, 1949
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FAGB EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Lowly Nats May Have Say-So in AL Pennant Squabble Jly joe Heu liltM AssiH'ialetl I're&s Spurts WriliT WASHINGTON'S cellar-diving Nsus, L-unomty ihe louhuiR lub in the majors, may dedric Uu 1 Aim-ik-m IJM^IIO pcumnu j ;UT TI)rough a strange quirk in ihc sflieclu!* 1 , Washington ;mcl i\ic ihurt lace Boston Rod Sox ha\T pliiyrrt only so von £;uni>,s H^KIIIM rarh other, 'liai means fhey will tn<-fi 15 JIKHV tiitu-y this .^;i.son, unlit ;u Hu.-ions TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1949 HOW THEY nway Park. Oti i lie other ha mi. the p .u-uiy /ashingtomans, now three ami a a If pa mes on t of t h r (XL- cm en t Her \viuninp. only 12 of their last ) same*, have met the league !rrid- iVew York Ya nkee.s 12 i imrs ncl the second pinto Clovel:»iirt , dian*. 35 ihn<',s. The-way the Rename h:t\e \wi\\ oundmns, it would come as no j artlJnc news .should ilie Rrrt Rox ; 12 of 1110 n'tna inina siames. i of tliem U pi'.fu-tk-al!'." in [lie : ag for Bo--*on. ThjitV; rhr enino' the Red Sox in front. R-T to lift BoMon to make tinin ton- ! Basil* Hnlil l-:i i:<)<;e ' Boston hold* only a 4-3 ed^f; r Washing I on. but all three ^f Senators' triumph? c^ine raily J i the sea.son when thev '.verr the; irpri.v of the league. Since then.! •U days have fallen upon the boys. •om Jhe Capital CITV. I The Red Sox ativancrd to within . vo and d half gnmes of second f seven ?.amps of the leading ankees yesterday, turning back j <- Indian?, -i-3. before a surprising ; loiirfay Afternoon turnout ol • .2-18 paid fans, i Southpaw Me! Pamrll gained hls| 5th pitcnin? triumph, besting eveland's Bob Lemon with a ine-hitter. The Brooklyn Dodders shaved Louis' first, place lead in the 'ational League to a slender half 1 last night, shutting out the ittsburgh Pirates. 9-0. while the nrdmats were losing 8-1, to the oston Braves. Branca Wins V^tli Ralph Branca, back in form, mited the Pirates to four hit.s— \ree by Ralph Kiuer—to register 12th victory. lie was barked i six-run first timing that oed starfer Ernie Bo ah am and m.ssed up reliefer Mnrry Dick son. Warren Spa hit. helped by Ed Aiter's and Bob Elliott's home ins. roasted to his 13th triumph, e limited the Cards to eight hits. The St. Louis Browns shut out Senators. 2-0. Knrl Drews, : .tclung one o! his rare goort games. : lowed eight hits for his f on rib •unnph. Thft New York Giant* took un- sptitefl possession of fotntli place the National League, walloping e Chicago Cubs, 11-3. r Other teams were not scheduled. R. Garabaldi, Riley Win on Program AMERICAN LEACUK W L Neu- York 60 35 Cleveland . 56 13o.-loii 5-1 Detroit . ...,,.., 54 1'mhirie^ihia . .., 53 St. Louis 31 NATIONAL IJ:A<;IIK W 1 St. !>Hiis 58 38 i Hj.wklyn 57 38 ,600 i Bo,^m 52 46 ..=j31 (New Yfi'k 50 | PluJiulflphia 50 47 t.-i'ou:';ih -V5 50 if ninilti 38 nS K;«]|>h Oiil'iihulfli ;llld 'I'C.V RJl-'V ii!-'i j d thi'h braun as their ch* 1 ! '.vrnpon I-M-I nijiiit to uikt- D <U'- cJMon in the \ni> niau-h ft-ntutc of thr Aniei i<':m Loniun's wie.stling 1j'j!if> :it Mfjnnrijii Auditorium. (J;n'fii)i)Jrti and (iJlcy (jititifd (lie Mijiisi event virrory in stjaiylit ial!^, A itinin^ o\or thr opprxsituin in boih ot ihc first and .s<'(omj nninds. The two mils li^leil for 4(i minntr.». Rilcy rnui Suvolcii \vprp Mih-titiiU- performer^ on ht.^t iii«hl'.s juo^rain. Hiley w;u rolled iji lo piin'h hit fur Waller Siiois. [he big French-Can- iiciiiin Mho u'ii.s booked else-where in ihe fin-nit and Savoldi siibstituled for Jack ttlacuiifieU] whu is still itih c i by illness in Ins family. It loofc OnrabnUU and Hiley 29 minute.*- to lake the first round. Savoldi was the first to BO in :i7 minutes the victim of a double jack knife applied by Oiiiabaldi. Malotie was defeated one minute Jaler by Riley with body .slnni.s and a pin. The second full lastod tor 18 nnnitte.s Ix'fore Riley and Garabaldi ptncrged vie tot ions, Garabaldi defeated Snvoltii in J3 minutes with a double jack knile and Hiley won over .Malone in live minutes u ith the same kuu! of hold. In thp two one-lall prciiminni v matches MA lone defeated Garabnldi in 10 minutes with a jsu-k knife and Riley won over Snvoldt in n minutes' with a double jack knife. SOUTJIKFtN' LKAfJ UK W L ... fi2 42 ... 54 49 ... 54 >l . .. 51 M ... W 57 i XaOiviljp tifi 4i JMotiile (New Orleiiii.v . ; Li'-lle Rock . . \ ChiiLianoona , 4H 02 43 e» Ycslprclay's Results N.vriOXAl I.KAdtlF. New York 1! Chlcnco 3 Brcoklv'n 9 Pin.sbllrt;h 0 Boston 8 St. Lmis I Only game.s .schetitiled. A.MKKICAN l.KMiVE B.).sion 4. Cleveland 3 St. lv;ui.s 2 Wa.shin^lon 0 Only yame.s schedulea. SOUTIIKKN LKACl't: Nash.ille 8-7 Kew Orleans 6-5 Little Rock 13 Atlanla 3 Chattanooga 5 Mobile 4 BIrminghnin 8 Mempni.s 7 *mith Plans "o Auction : ine Horses O. Smith. Blytheville £tn and planter, announced yp,s- rday he would conduct hi.s Uth iction of Tennessee waikhia . his sales bam on South High- ay 61 Friday. ie sale is scheduled to hep in ay in o r n i n g and contijiue troiighout the day wLth the final ksion Pi'irlay night more than 100 lo\v aud pleasure horses vue ux- rctfrt to be offered. 'A large crowd of buyers ai:d con- M'JS irom al! prirljs of [he Sotith, >uth\ and FIK exiJtct- t lo br on band for the .sale which Mr. Smith's second ;hK >car. other sa!c. ? uvo-d;u Mfair. has •n -scheduled for Or-t. 7-8. Among the horses en'errd in 'he are Lila Lee. a biood mart: vned by Dr. John D. Kins of W.ix- lachie Trx.: nnd L.»- t Allen !>.. a \--ye;n--olc show in;ii o owned by r. R U Maddox of MJUOI;, Mu. Hayti-Holcomb Team Crowned State Champ HAVTr. Mo.. Aue. 2.—The Hoi- comb Cardinals, who have pluved in Hayti weekly as the Hay'.i All- Stars, have been crowned semi-pro baseball champions of Missouri. The Cardinals, only unbeaten team in tin- tournament, won the lille. when >hey defeated Springfield by the srore of 4-3. Loll Weiss pilched anil balled the Red Birds to the championship in the n,ial same. He struck Old 1? opln>.--ing battcr.s. With I lie slate lillc the Cardinals won S 1.000 in first pvi/.i- money and earned the riijhl to represent Missouri in the National Semi-I'ro tournament this month ill Wichita. Kans, Today's Games NATIONAL u:.u;w: Brooklyn at PiusburKh (nite) New York at Chicago Philadelphia at Cinrinnali inue) Boston at St. Loui-s mile) A.MKKICAN LKACUE Detroi, at New York (nite) St. Louis at B<^ton mite) Cleve.and at Waslun^too (nite) Chicago at Philadelphia tnit«) SOUTIIKKN l.KAGUE Nit:h1 Barnes: -Birmingham at Memphis. Atlanta at Little Rock. New Orleans at Nashville. Mobile at Chattanooga. BRITISH BABE — Youngest member ol the British team 9-year.old Arthur Perownc "f Koyal fsorwich does a hit o r swinging in Maidenhead prior '•' S t ,°, Amci '«'. »"d Walker C np.Matches at Wins Fool Golf Club, Mamaroneck. N. Y , Aut 19 and 20. New Oil Strike in State STKI'HKNS. Ark.. Aug. 2. (.;?•)_ A now oil well the Bannister No. I—has been brought in four miles northwest of Stephens in Nevada County. H. T. Panne!! and other Stephens residents are Developers. Capacity WAS estimated at 100 or more barrels per day when put on a pL-mp. British Golfer Given Chance to Win U.S. Amateur First Time in 38 Years By Will Grlimlf.r NEW YORK, Aug. 3. (API-The United Slates amateur golf championship may go to a Britisher (Ms year for ihe first time in 38 years. Big Kam McCready. the British cliampbn. and Ills Walker Cup teammates a big threat hi the tournament at Rochesler's Oak Hill Country Club Au a . 29 through Sept. a The entire (en-man Hnglish team Is included in tlie robusi entry list of l.MO announced lotiaj 1 by Ihe U.S. Golf AssorrtKlion. McCrcsdy defeated Willie Tur- nesK of Elmsford. N.Y., the defending U.S. champion, for the British amateur crown thi.s year. Bolh Turni-si and Frank Stranalian of Toil-do, Ohio; the 19W British titlist, came honu. praising the Improi'rd play of the British. 'Die ' Englishman to win ihe U.S. cro'.vn wns Harold H. Hilton, who nret'jiileci at Rye, N.Y., in 1911. Tiie only older foreigner to turn '.he Irir-k was Canada's C. RO.S.S Sonier- vjlle In 1932. The Bi-Hlxll and U.S. Walker Cup 'cams, who clash AUR. 19-20 at Minnaroneck. NY,, between pu'in make tip 20 of the 25 (xemp^ players in tile tournament 5ielcl. Besides Turncsa. U.S. Walkei- c;ii[) infjnbcrh entered are Ted IlLhop ai«i Skw Riesel, former U.S. amateur chr-.m|)ions; Frank Strannhan. Ray Billmvs. Johnny Dawson. Charles Kocsis. James MrKalc. Jr., Bruce McCormick anrt Charles coe. State May Get Grant For Potation Study WASHINGTON. Aug. 2. f/T.i — Arkansas may receive 517.396 lo aid in a sltidy of water pollution problems. C7i'ant.s to Arkansas an other states totaling S850.000 may be made after applications setting forth specific programs haye ueen approved by Uic public health service. I At Little Rock, Dr. T. T. Ross, state health officer, said an application lor Arkansas would be ready soon. The 1919 general assembly passed legislation to implement the program ill Arkansas.! Vols Win Pair From Pels to Gain on Barons By 'J'he Associated Press That first division vucc fov the Stmlliprn Association 1919 pennant Is Betting tighter thtin a Scotchman at tax-paying time. With the help of big Babe Bnma and his 33rd. and 34tli. Home runs o/ the year, the Nashville Vols cop- |)cd a twin victory over the New Orleans Pelicans 8-6 and 7-5. They caincd a few percentage points on i lie league-leading Hirmingham Rarons. The Barons stayed on lop with an 8 to 7 decision over the Memphis Chicks— by conrtesv of Harold Hamburger and his three-run ho,,| 11 (i li It victory In >ner in (he lop of th was Birntingham's flftl- a row. The Pels and the Mobile- Bears entered a tie for third plnce. The Bears dropped one to the ccllar- dwellfne Chatianooga Lookouts 5 to 4. Again it was a three run rally m the ninth that spelled victory. The bis blow was struck by An- tiros Pleita.s, his triple bringing home Tony Lorenzo and Junior Woolen with the tyinc and winning runs. George Shuba homered for the Bcnrs Llltle RocV; marie it three straielit over the Atlanta Crackers. The Travelers noumU-rf them, 13 to 3 by virtue of a seven-run outburst in the fourth frame. The big inning bofh opened and closed with a smash for the circuit Ha! Simpson getting the first ai-d Jack Sanford the last. San/ord brought home six runs. Meanwtu.e Neil Saulia was setting the Crackdown on four hits. Safe Aflcr Fall HAMBURG. Germany iAP)_A iwo year old child fell out of a fifth floor window here and survived. He was slopped by a clothes-line strung from the balcony below (he floor from which he fell. He fell in wards S onto th? balconv. Sports Roundup By Joseph B. Kelley (BiiUinj For Hugh Kullerton, Jr ) BOSTON, Aug. 2, M>i—At least, a half dozen of some 160 college athletic power's which subscribe lo the NCAA "sanity code" are in for a rude shock A»g. 12. On (hat day from Chicago they will be cited for violations of the code governing athletic policies. The rebukes developed after last week's meeting of college athletic commissioners at New Castle. NH Generally, the NCAA compliance committee is enthusiastic about conditions in intercollegiate sports. Mort Collegiate Atlilolle Headache Summer baseball lor many years has been a sore .subject with colleges, the athletes and promoters of summer leagues. Two years ago players In the jurisdiction of the Eastern college AA were banned from the Northern League, an independent circuit in Vermont and New Hampshire. Now the college falhers arc casting suspicious elances at ihe Borscht Basketball Circuit in the Catskill.s where many collegians have jobs as wallers and play considerable basketball. Baltinj; Around Ueti Rox players and coaches think Cleveland outfielder Bob Kennedy has as good a throwing arm as any outfielder they've ever •ieeu and that goes for lliose who saw Bob Mei'sel. . Satchel Paiae insists a fast hall is the best pitch. "Curve's onlv a fooler," says Said). "Yuh gotla be smart, though. Yuh gotta watch the good hitters. They step outta (he box and get In again with their feet different And yuh gotta throw that, fast hall where ya want it or they'll hurt Biit it's a better pitch than the curve." Satch will bet "90 per rent of home runs arc hit on sliders and curves." classy Rel Sox rookie kit hanrier Is going back to school on a scholarship—by mail. Officials of a correspondence school presented the 20 year old luirler his scholarship at Fenway Park. Maury left St. Palrick's High School Elizabeth. N.J., in June, 1945. to pitch for Scranton, Sox farm in the Eastern League, and never earned Ills diploma, Aubrey Fowler Homed Coach at Pocahontas POCAHONTAS, Ark.. Aug. 2. IT) —Aubrey "Cob" Fowler, former University of Arkansas backncM star, has signed as high school football coach here. He will succeed Don Ditsler who resigned to accept a couching job at. Gary, Ind. Regatta Set for Hamilton HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Aug. 2. Ml I —The first power boat regatta here . in ten years wilt tie held at Lake j Hamilton Sunday, Aug. M. J Cash prizes and trophies totaling }.$2.000 are to ' be awarded winners j in the 12-cvent alfalr. SKY Back to Selmnl Maurice McDermoli. lanky and THEATRE OSCEOL YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Bn.v Oftiie Opens al 7 Week Nijhlj Show .Starts al 7:30 .tlalinee Saturday i Sumlay at 'i 11.m. with i-nnlimnuis siuiwinj, Tuesday MURK'S BARGAIN NIGH'I! All Tickets 13c 'HOLD THAT GHOST' Bud Ahbotl I.iiu (,'ostello Wednesday & Thursday "HIGH FURY" Mnileleine C«rroll Ian Ifunlcr Houston's NationalJunior Golf Meet Opens Today HOUSTON. Tex.. AUK. 2 U7>i— Nearly 200 teen-age Rollers took over the exclusive Houston Country Club lo'clay for the oprmng of the fourth Hiimial ,Mi]i!or Cliainijer or Commerce national junior clwin- pionMup. Today aiul loitimro\v the Ul-aiul- under players ivitl lire (\v,> 18-lwle rounds \vliilc scekiriK Ihr I'M spins in chamijinn-hip match play to be- irin Thm.sdav. eds Satirize NA Pact MOSCOW. Aiie 2. r-.-Tiir Mad Tdashrr" i? thr title of a new ay no\v in rrhrnrsfil and sriir-- " ileri for a nilii-.-\uc"i;?t pi en IIP IT : '•ribr.« it is a sniirc on the Tth Atlantic Pact. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER '. Miles North ol Klythrvillt Hov Olfi... 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