The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 2, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 2, 1949
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1943 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAUE NINE Sullivan-Nelson To Play Ark-Mo Tilt Tonight Holds Spotlight in City League Softball Teams of the Dlythevillc Y's Citv Softball League open their final two weeks of play tonight with a double-header under the lights of the Walker Park diamond. Highlighting action tonight will he the first game battle between the league-leading Ark-Mo Kilo- watters and third place Sullivan Nelson at 8 o'clock. In t':e nlghtc-a; at 9:30 the Raajrback Drive-In nine will meet tlie Holland Lions. The Kilowatlers, drawing ever nearer to their 'irst league champ, ionship, stand a good chance ol paining valuable ground on run- ncrs-up Phillips Fnrdmcu and the ('W'Uythevitle Motor Company Motoi men with a victory over Swlili \n Nelson tonight. A win over the Chevrolet Bays wnutd increase Lheii league lead lo a game and a half over the second place Fordnii'n and [ then they could -set back and hope Thursday night when the Moto: men and Vordmen tani-lr In a V or-clie battle. Ark-Mo Still Under Pressure Should Ark-Mo win tonight and Phillips lose Thrrsday night, the Kilowattcrs would be in a good position to finish the season atop the league standings as they would have only one real tough contest to go. a rained-out affair with the Motormcn. However, the Kilo- •vvaHers have a protested contest with the Jaycccs to make up along with the ralncd-o'Jt same which still leaves them under considerable pressure. The Kilowattcrs are expected to .send Billy Denlon to the mound tonight against either Jack Whittle or John Easlcy of Sullivan-Nelson. In the two teams' first meeting June 7, Stewart Gurley bested Whittle by a 6-2 count. In tonight's second game Carroll Olisson is slated to work for the back-sliding Roorbacks Oarrtncr N^rr'd of the Lions. This game will have litile or no effect on the league's standings as both teams are sunk deep In the second division. The standings: i Team W I. I'rt. Arii-Mo Phillips Motor . Blylheville Motor Sullivan-Nelson •";'''' W- r ~ "nrw Gun Club Trophy Again is Won by Geo. Bartholomew George Bartholomew, for the second straight month, won the W.I I. Holcomb trap shooting trophy Sunday by breaking '24 out of a possible 25 targets to ex I end his monthly mark to 188 out of 'JOO. week Bartholomew cinched the Guard skcet. trophy for the month of July with '.he same mark. In ihe June competition he won both (lie traj) iitui -skcet .shooting trophies and needs only one more win 1.0 claim jK-niuineiu [Kj.s:>cssion of the l\vo awavds. In shooting yesterday Bartholomew. Clems Hailfy ami Cecil Earls licui pet feet scores of 25 breaks at skcet shooting while 'tain 1 lea ton. H.P. Brogdon and C- H. Woods tied for. nmucr-un honors with •2Vs. In trap shooting \V.H. Holcmnb and Bartholomew tied for tup hon- trs \\ith cnt'h bjcakm» 24. Youth Falls Under Train; Dies of Injuries HOXIK. Ark.. Alls. 2. i.!'. _ A stolen train ride ended finally for one of Uvo Decattir, III., youths here today. I£arl Hamilton, Ifi, die<l bcnealt' the wheels of a Missouri Pacific OAK WOOD'S "NO KO1.1.KI!"—Gar WoodT inventor and speedboat passenger (rain. Riding bcU-ccn tin racer, revealed Sunday that he has designed and built a high-speed, twin- m "' mc ain! first car. IK foil ju hulled .ship at his e:,latc at Fisher's Island. Fla. The .ship, named tin the miles "Vetituri" and shown here in .side <top> and stern (bottom) views, cruises i station. trnln, running about 20 hour, passed the Hoxl at 26 knots on completely even kfcl. The "Venturi" is 183 feet long! and 40 feet wide with tixfn hulls connected by a deck 22 lect above the i ig^'ai'so 0 "'" water line. Wo<id says air rushing ihiough the ••tunnel -ship. (AP Win-photo). Major League Leaders House Stays fixed; States, Counties Move Lawrence Caunty Coroner Bob said Charles Howe of Decatur. said he and buoys up the : Hamilton were on tiieir way form Decatur to San Antonio. Tex. Hickenbothum added that no In- t[llest would be necessary slurp accounts of Howe and numerous eye witupsses indicated the fall was an accident. W 9 S 8 8 Holland ' ..,.. 4 Rszorbacks 1 .1=50 .727 .667 .400 .33,1 .Ifi7 .GUI L1NCOLNVILLE, Me. —/.-Pi— A By tlie Associated Press tiny house has stood i l two states American l.racue and three counties—but it has nev- Batting -Dillinger. St. Louis. .343; I T been moved. Tlie 230-year old DiaMggio, Boston. .344. j dwelling — one of Main's oldest — Runs Williams, Boston, 97; Joasl. i w " 5 bl ' m nt> out !718 - when Maine Livestock *eriod of Unemployment Shows Both Sexes Hit; Still Increasing WASHINGTON (AP) — Employ-1 ctotlilni, laundry »nd c«nn»d >n«l nent for women i.s Increasing while i.ile emjiloyment Is dropping. The number of employed U.S. vomen increased [rom 10,602 000 In .lay 19-1H lo 17,173.000 In May Hiis •ear, Ivit m Hie same period the lumber of men at work dropped rom •12.1158.000 to 41.521.000. These nre Census Bureau fisme.s us analyzed and jc]K>j'ted by the Women's Bureau of the Labor De- tartmcnl, Uu«tunloynient is UiUluv ijotli sexes alike. The baked good.*. Tin growth of ftctorlw, too, hi* created Jobs that women irt physically able to hindlf. And th« dt- velopment of bu.*ine£A mAotilriM has given women n«w fl*lds of «m- liloyment. Although the typewriter VM puk on the market shortly atUr th» civil war, the "toucJi iyilftm'* didn't come Into jipenert] lue until th« i I89a*. The rapid work m«de posul- is (limn* i>oUil l)Ie b V 'his and shorthand msth- number of women ons revolutionized buslneu pr»- Philadelphia, 02. was part of Massachusetts. Whe Runs batted in—Williams, Boston. [ JIaillc became a state it was Lincoln County. In a later county division it was hi Hancock Cminly. In 1827. a thirrl division made the area Waldo County. NATIONAL STOCKLAHDS. 111.. "•(Aug. 2—liPi—IUSDA1—Hogs 3000; market about steady with Monday's Buys English Manor LOUTH, England — lfp<— "I used to think how I'd like to own It." said fil-ycar-old John Holmes. So ne plunked down close to $400.000 for 30-bMlroom Grisby Manor and part of the nearby billage of Burgh on Bain (population 161). Now a wealthy timber merchant. Holmes used to work at tile manor for nothing but his keep when he was R carpenter's apprentice in his teens 50 years ago. 105; Stephens. Boston. 104. Hits—DiMageio. Boston, 125: Williams, Boston, 123. Doubles—Williams. Boston and Philadelphia. 27. Triples—Mitchell, Cleveland. 14; Valo. Philadelphia, 9. Home 'runs—Williams. Boston, 26; ' 1D1L 5>1 °- st "' the old oaken beams Stephen*. Boston, 25. ] ri -' mHi 'i as do the original mantle Stolen bases—Dillinaer, Si. Louis. " ncl "' p c"s in the kitchen. S; Valo. Philadelphia. 8. \ Pitching — Reynolds. New York.' Jones. Philarielphia. 24. 11-1, 017; Wynn, Cleyeland, 8-2.' Triples-Robinson. Brooklvu 800. jEnnis. Philadelphia. 8. Strikcouli—Trucks. Detroit, 1C8; NewhOMEer, Detroit, 88. National League Batting — Robinson. Brooklyn, .367; Slaughter, St. Louis, .330. Runs—Reese, "Brooklyn, 81; Robinson, Brooklyn, 19. average after .some early weakness on weights over 200 Ibs; no Ibs down steady to strong; bulk good ' Runs batted In—Robinson. Brooklyn. 81; Hodges. Brooklyn, IS. Hits - Robinson, Brooklyn, 138; Thomson, JVew York, 135. Doubles—Thomson, New York 2.1; and choice 200-250 Ibs 22.75-23.00; „,. , top 23.00; 200-280 Ib.s 21.75-22.25; - ,^l U u" r01 "" 0t ' SP lVas *">'•• Iml l around 375-340 Ibs 20.0Q-. 18-WO Ibs in 19-19 by Hacbel E. obershavva ! mo .,i| v 22.SO-75- few down to J2 25: and Hesler R, Hoffman of New- HQ-ITO Ibs 20.25-22.00: lOO-W Ibs 18.25-20.00; good sows 400 Ibs down n.75-1025; heavier weights H.OO17.25: stags 11.90-13.50. Cattle 4000; calves 1800; ;cows, . bulls and vealers unchanged: sev- t]c i j eral loads and lots of good to low : choice light and medium weight Home runs — Kiner. Pittsburgh, i steers 24.75-26.75: some thin flesh 27; Gordon. New York. 23 ' • medium quality replacement steers Stolen, Brooklyn,! '800; good heifers and mixed year:!5: Rec.-ie, Brooklyn. 15. " ' i ''llgs 24.00-2li.30; a few choice hcif- Pitdiing—Sewcl't, pitisburgh 5-1 i crs t(1 21 25 : common and medium 833: Dranc.i. Brooklyn. 12-3 SCO. ' 17.00-23.0j); common and medium cows 14..TO-1550; few medium and sood 16.00-17.00; canncM and cutters 11.00-14.00; ;meduini and Rood bulls 17.00-1825; cutter and com- . .. Strikeouts — Spahn, Boston, 90; Branca, Brooklyn. 83. The much black bear may weigh as as 500 pounds when lull mon bulls 14.50-16.50; good and , choice vealers 23.00-27,00; common i and mecihlm 18.00-22.0tt. CII,\,\NI:I. SWIMMKK (;oi:s SK;HTSI:J:ING—siihiej Mac France, IG-ycar-old hiiih school ghl from Somerscl. Mass., who arrived in Miglimd June 29 lo try to swim the English channel, listens to a Lomlon policeman discussing A point of interest during a sightseeing trip in [>ondon In background is Buckingham Palace. She and tier father have not ne- cldcd where she will train for the channel attempt. tAP Wtrcplioto liy radio from London.) BUTCHERS ABATTOIR WATCH FOR THE FORMAL OPENING OF OUR NEW SLAUGHTERHOUSE ON HENDERSON STREET SOUTH HIGHWAY 61 -SOON- Pressure Tactics Applied in China SHANGHAI, Aug. 2, rTTj — The United States consulate general \VAA closed to the public today. H probably will stay closed imlll abor demonstrations by former A til eric at] Navy employees end. Negotiations between Ren ben Thomas, consulate admiiitalrnlh'c officer, and 800, Indian and white Russian workers J\L the Coni- muni.sL Labor Board were resumed today. The workers are demanding .six and a half months bonus and severance pay. If every former U.S. Nnvy employe here received that amount the cost lo the United Slate government would exceed ilie Pay adjustments hnve bcrti iny into huge figures ,'sincc Cnmniunlsts look over Shnn^hai One foreign owned firm recently pnid more than $1 10,000 in back imy Lo conlrnct labor which was not directly employed by It. There have been reports of other set tie- menu running higher. Cli M ' lloninT^ TNGOLSTADT, Germany —c/Tj — A woman was looking at hals In A shop window hern \vhnji slic \va. K suddenly hit by "something." The ".something" turned out tr. be a two-ycnr-ohl child who fell from a tljird floor window. The child bounced on the -sidewalk and cried, but was unhurl. and men srekititf work rase altnast 100 ueiTont for each sex This I.s n cimllnmiUon of a long trend. Since UK* linn of the century, and earlier, the number of women \vorkitiK and seeking work Uns been (lie iiK'roa.sfv in I lie present pciinil (»i unomj)toytnont, Die trend hus been ari-ontuated. Tiikc the ligure.s on lite total labor 'orre—Ihe total of men and women buth working nnd srckn\R \voi-k The nati<Mi'-s lubor force la- creased 1mm RO-m.OOO in May 1048 to IJJ.MH 000 in May 104U Amnnp men t>H? mrrcasc In that perUxl was only \A pei'cenl Ajnoiif; warn on the' iva.s 5,5 per rent WcKiirn constituted (inly 38 percent, of Ihe tola! labor force In i in00 They wrre 20 per cent of the' liibor forc-e last M:iy Twenty per' i 1 nil of \vnmrn ol H and older were iiMv cmploved in 1900 Lnst Mny :il per ciuit of thctn had joljs The trend fnr men \va.s the reverse Otilv 71 pei- rent of the adult male jxipuUnion wns anlnfully cm- ployed In May 194D Yd H7 per cent of arinlt nmJps \vrrr emplr>VPd In HHJO Tlir drop ha.s. bffii .sliarp oven .luce 1910. when 19 per cent of adult miles wejf working. Tlie pxpliinalion is thai: 1. Mm ;\re staying In school longer Also, (he new pension pro- Rrat»\s make it caslor for MIPIU l<» rolirc. Tliey t^ed lo retire later or not at all. 2 Women arc rinding work op- pnrtunities they never had before. Labor suvlne devices arc making it possible for tfiem to K* 1 ' out of the kitchen And they ixecd money lo buy !he labor saving i1e\'lrrs. Women have brrn rncotirnt-cd to work Also, bemuse the social altitude toward working women clinn^ori. I-'urthcrinote. Ihe average woman has fewer children now than formerly. The bla Increase of working women has come chiefly among those who were married. Women once had too much to do at home even lo consider gelling a job. HU'. the development of. rnnas production .through the Introduction of new machinery and distribution methods, ha5 provided at economical prices Die things they once had to provide themselves: ce.wes. Girl.i were often found to b« mor» proficient for the work than m&n. :md they would worlc for I«M. Thej flocked to the office* (or }ob«, There was a great moral protest— the temptations for men and women working together In the same offices. Ihe physical strain of typing, which would ruin the girls' health, But rhe fact Ls that women'! lile expectancy rose from 51.1 yean in 10(X) to 69 5 yeara In I9i5 And now fewer women are old maids. In 1900 31 per cent of women were single. In *.MO only 36 per cent were unmarried. BLYTHEVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE .Shu« Starts Wtelidajt 1:M pJK atui.ia* and Sunday: Cent'DMw ihowinit from 1:M P.M. Tuesday "MY GIRL TISA" with l.llll Filmrr anil S>m >V>nnamaker A Net Short* Wednesday. Thursday (HOUBI.K KEATUBE) "NEWS HOUNDS" with I,e« Grtrcry • nd The Bowery B«;i "Northweit Outpost" with Nelson Fddr >nd Ilona M»M; Sfrlii "G-Men Ktitr Chapter • AIM 8h»rt Attention Men Mr. Martin Robertson Tailoring Specialist of The Kahn Tailoring Co. will be in our store August 3 & 4 With An Unusually Fine Array Of Made To Measure Suits and Coats Please Call and Allow Him to Give You Personal Expert Attention R. D. HUGHES CO.

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