The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 5, 1949
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1949 Ken Heintzleman Stops Cards for Phils'Fifth Straight Win; Giants Smother Pirates 11 to 4 '. By J«ck Hand 5 (Associated fteui SporU Writer) ? FhUlle* win five straight from Dodgeri »nd Cardinals! Tlut should lite a Jl-gun »alut« and Jive-year contract for Manager Eddie Sawyer. | Hardly a man is still alive who remembers any such antics by the ijills. For years they were the doormats of the National League. Now, tn»te»d of the futile, they're the fighting Phils, tied ior fourth place. When the Phils acquired Eddie* W»itkue and Bill Nicholson last' December, the word went around, "If they only had some pitching." Bawyer has uncovered > one-man itaff in Ken Heintzleman. Ever since he hit the majors it Pittsburgh in 1938. the slender lefty never has oeen over the .600 mark. Now he's 40 for the new Mason. The 33-y«ar-oldster from Missouri has "arrived" with two victories over Brooklyn, one over Boston and a decision over the St. Louis Cards. Trlnkle In Relief Ken needed help last night to get past St. Louis when two wnlks sn error and a double by Marty Marion put him in a hole In the ninth. Ken Trinkle finally put out Boston .. New York .... Brooklyn . ... Cincinnati .... Philadelphia . St. Louis Chicago . ... Pittsburgh . . .500 .462 .429 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York Cleveland .. L. Pet. the uprising after three runs scored, leaving the Phils with a 7-5 ! Detroit ... edge. Chicago .. Johnny Sain came through with | Philadelphia S another complete winning game to I Boston 6 make the Boston Braves lonk more | Washington S like the chib that won the 1948 pennant. Sain was superb until the seventh, when he lost control of his curve. Chicago scored two runs and another In the eighth, but the Braves' four run first Inniuc: attack on Dutch Leonard stood up for a final 4-3 edire. Leo Durochcr returned from his five-day suspension by Commissioner "A: B. Chandler and things (jot back to normal at the Polo Grounds. Johnny Mize hit a home rtn. So did Sid Gordon anil Bobby Thomson us the New \ork Giants •w?lloped Pittsburgh. 11-4 Brooklyn belted over its "cousins" from Cincinnati, 5-1. with Joe Hatten doing the honors. Catcher Roy Campanella, now leading the league with a .469 average chinned In with two hits. He has hit safely In the last 10 Dodger games IS Hornet* In American American League hitters gave the fences another workout, smashing 13 homers in four games. Comlskey Park again took the worst pastliis The weak f?) Washington hitters hammered three homers to nip tin Chicago White Sox, 8-7. Jo« Gordon lilt two Into the stand •nd Dale Mitchell and Mickey Vcr non each banged one to nccoun for »11 the runs, of Cleveland's 4- nod over Philadelphia Vic Raschi and Virgil Truck earned their fourth straight vie tories for New York »nd Detrol respectively. Rnschl brpezed past Louis, 10-5, on a 15-hit Yankee tttack led by Phil Rlzzuto and Gerrv Colcman. Trucks turned back Boston with three hits as Detroit clubbed Mickey Harris for a S-l cdg*. t. Louis 3 .800 .636 .G15 .533 .500 .402 .313 .200 SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. ew Orleans 13 6 tlnnta .. iirmlngham lltle Rock lobile .. . ashville ... Chattanooga lemphls Pet. .661 .618 .615 .600 .500 .429 .385 .222 4 Softball Teams To Open Season Kilowatt*r» to Play Phillips, Holland To Me«t Motormtn Four more City Softaall League teams swing Into action tonight In a pair of games Rt Walker Park llml will complete the first week of the league's 1949 season. Slated for Helton In tonight's first game at 8 o'clock are the Ark-Mo power Kilowfitters and the Phillip* Motor Company nine with Holland, Mo., playing Owens Drug at 0:30. Holland Is a newcomer to the league, allowed In when only seven teams could be recruited In Blythevillc. Piny in the league got under way Tuesday night with the defending cluimpiotis Sullivan-Nelson nine and the nlytheville Motor Company outfit taking early leads with open- Ing round victories. DUagrement Looms Even though the 10-19 season is but two days old there was already evidence ol a protest, to be filed by the Razorback Drive-In team In their game with the Blj'thcvtlle Motor Company Motormen Tuesday night over a disputed score. However these reports remain unconfirmed. According to the reports, the Razorbacks were protesting on grounds that the official scorer failed to tally one of their runs which would have made the game end in a tie. Blytheville Motor Company won the game 1-C. Barnhill, Scott To Speak to Booster Club Two of Arkansas' foremost sports figures, Coach John B»rnhlll of the University of Arkansas and Clyde (Binackover) Scott, the Razorbacki' All-America Ullback, will address members of the North Mississippi County Razorbaek Booster Club at a "dutch" dinner t't Hotel Noble tonight at 6:30. Coach Barnlilll and the Smackover, Ark., flash are visiting Eastern Arkansas In the Interest of the university's athletic program. They spoke to members of the South Mississippi County chapter of the I Sports Roundup ••Cb rtallcrton, Jr. Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 11, Pittsburgh 4. Brooklyn 5, Cincinnati 1. Philadelphia 7, St. louls 5. Boston 4, Chicago 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 10. SI. Louis 5. Detroit 5, Boston 1. Washington 8. Chicago 7. Cleveland 4, Philadelphia SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile 10, Nashville 8, 10 innings. Birmingham 6, Little Rock 1. Memphis 3, Atlanta 2. New Orleans 6, Chattanooga 1. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincl.mati at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at New York. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago. Washington at St. Louis (night). Philartelphta at Detroit. Boston at Cleveland. Chicks Nip Crax 3-2; Pels Defeat Chattanooga 12-6 (By the Associated Press) The cellar-dwelling Memphis Chicks nipped the Atlanta Crackers, 3-2, last night to tumble them out of first place In the Southern Association standings. The New Orleans Pelicans moved to the number one spot with a 6-1 victory over the Chattanooga Lookouts, for a 12-6 record and a .667 percentage. The Crackers dropped to second place with eight victories against five losses and a tie with Birmingham. The Barons took the Little Rock Travelers, 6-1. The slumping Travs, loop leader for several weeks, now have had five consecutive defeats. They are in the lourth spot, with 0-6 (or .600. The Mobile Bears defeated the Nashville Vols. 10-S, in a 10-tnnlng ame. The fifth place Bears have on seven and lost seven for a -50C veragc. Nashville. ChiuUnooga am lemphls—in that ordder—complete he standings. The chicks have four ictorics and 14 defeats for .222. Booster Club In Osceolt at noon today nud addresser' Crlttenden County football fans In West Memphis yesterday. Tonight's dinner, although sponsored by the Razor back Club, will be open to all persons interested In the university's athletic program, Charlie Hose, president of the North Mississippi County chapter, said. The dinner will also serve as a, kickoff to the Booster Club's annual drive for memberships. Accompanying Coach Barnhill and Scott to Blythevillc will be Coach Billy Barnes, a member of the University's football coaching staff, Allen Berry, of the stale's Memorial Stadium Commission, and Chism Reid of Paris, Ark., state president of the Razorback Booster Club. Included on the program for the dinner will be talks by Coach Barnhill and a film ol the Arkansas- SMU game last fall. Coach Barnhill and his party arrived In Blytheville this atter- noon and received friends at an informal get-together in the Hotel Noble lohby. Commencement Events Scheduled in Luxoro LUXORA. Ark., May 5—Events preceding the Luxora schools closing exercises on May 20 were announced here today by T. D. Wlllc- Ins, school superintendent. The final series of events began st Friday night with the annual unlor-Scnlor Banquet and Dance, eld In the school cafeteria. Robert Gray, member of the Junior class, eted as toastmaster for this event. Tomorrow night, the seniors will resent a three-act play in the chool auditorium, entitled "One Delirious Night," under the rlirec- on of Mrs. C. B. Thomas, dram- tics instructor for the school. Mrs. T. L. Stanford will present cr piano students at n recital in NEW YORK, May ». it JuH a few weeks ago that the boy» were saying the Yankees' farm system had gone to pieces and wasn't producing the replacements needed for a big league team that was beginning; to split at the seams? . . . Well, It says here that the Yanks are In first place—minus such ailing regulars as Joe DiMag- Blo, Charley Keller, Snuffy Stirn- wei-ss and Bob Porlerfield. . . Of course, you have to give Tommy Henrich a lot of credit ,but a bunch of boy* from the farms have managed • to earn"" themselves fairly steady Jobs In the Yanks' "revolving" lineup. . . There's Gerry Coleman, strictly a, farm product at second base and he's going to be hard to dislodge. Dick Kryhoskl and Jack Phillips have been sharing first ind Cliff Map**, Hank Bauer and Gene Woodllng have been play- Ing In the outfield. Of these only Woodllng didn't come from thi Yankee chain. Sufficient Proof The Executive Committee of th United States Golf Association held its spring meeting recently at the National Golf Links of America at Southampton, L.I Sounds like nice work, except that the guys pa.y their own expenses. . . Just to prove they knew what they were talking about, the committeemen spent most of their time playing golf. Nine-hole scores on the difficult seaside links included 34's by Richard Tufts of plnchurst and Charles B. Grace of Philadelphia and a 3« by Totton P. Heffelflnger of Minneapolis. . . The executives, it <eems, know how to execute the strokes. Centucky Cogers Pick Indianapolis For Pro Careers INDIANAPOLIS, May 5-MPI— 'ive Kentucky basketball pliyers, our of whom played with the na- lonal collegiate champions last season headed for the professional field a* a, unit today. They plan to tackle the business end of the game, too, as owners of their own team in the National Basketball League. Virtually writing their own ticket. ;he young businessmen chose Ind- .anapolls as the professional home. The stockholder-athletes are Wallace Jones of Harlan, Ky., Cliff Barker of Yorklown, Ind., Ralph Beard of Louisville, Ky., Alex Groz» of Martin's Ferry, Ohio, and Jo« Holland of BenUm, Ky. Holland graduated In 1948. The others were members of the 1948-49 team, voted No. 1 In the nation In the Associated Press poll, and played with the championship U.S Olympic team. Leo Ferris, NBL vice-president, said the five players will own a malor share of the new franchise at the start and will be the full owners in three years. Four Grid Teams To Play Today In Kiddie League Second round games of the Chlckktaw Athletic Club's Grammar School Football League were to b* played »t Haley Field this afternoon with the Central Crimson Tide meeting the Lange Wildcat and the Sudbury Bulldogs takln on Catholic's Fighting Irish. The first game was set for 4 o'clock. Today's games were originally scheduled for tomorrow but were moved up due to a conflict with other school activities. These «'M" be the second games of the seasoi for ill teams. The season opene last week. Central and Sudbury presently hold the top spot In the league by virtue of their wins in last week's opening games. Sudbury is the defending league champion and U favored to retain the title. After today's games the teams will have only one more left on their 194» schedule. The final gamea are KheQUled to be played under the lights at Haley Field May 13. The Great Lake or Mackinaw trout sometimes reaches -a weight of from 50 to 80 pounds, although It usually weighs between 15 and 20. 2 Youths Get 20 Years Each for Holding Up Train SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night Games Atlanta at Memphis. Nt>w Orleans at Chattnnocg*. Birmingham at Little Rock (2). Mobile at Nashville. SHANGHAI — {/PI— The Com 1 munist "bamboo curtain" aroum •— " — * . i nurui i^imiH cxicnus i« me svi yesterday handed down the iden- here n nol onl conU | ns tical maximum sentences to Lurnan b t m weather reporl Ramsdell, 23, and George L. Ash- ,, *~ Much of Asia's weather is bor FAIRMONT, W. Va,, May S (ff) i „_,,,,„ . — . . // —The two young wild west bandits R»dt DOmboO Curtain ^VIL^A*™* Weather Reports train two months ago hive each been sentenced to 20 years In prison. Federal judge Harry E. Watklns | N()Ith chlni( extcnds to th , strntos ns th reports ton, 30. Both are from Youn»s-' wel1 ' town, Ohio. They were charged with and •dmitUd halting the B. & O. "Am- butador" near Maxtlnsburg, W. Va., the night of March 9 and robbing some 100 fellow passengers of about $1,000. They were captured the next day in Washington, D. 0. They also were sentenced to ten yeari each on two counts of armed robbery of a passenger, but Judge Watklns ruled that, the two sentences will be served concurrently. n the high-pressure areas of Sib rla. It often undergoes great Chang s it crosses Manchuria and Nortl China into the low-pressure area of the south. For this reason, accurate forecast ng requires regular reports from the north, but for the past sci eral months the Communists ha\ Mucked them out. Forecasters no longer can deuen on the data which once came reg ulnrly from Mukeden, Tientsin, P iplng and other northern center Except for a very rare report from some pilot flying over red territory, the weatherman these days makes up his forecast largely on a basis of experience. he school auditorium light, May 10. Tuesday Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday morning, May 15, with the pastor oj the Church of Christ, 'rced-Harrteman College. Henderson, Term., as the principal speaker. Class Day Exercises v will be held Thursday night, May 19, in the school auditorium. Speakers for this occasion will be J. U Campbell, valedictorian, and Millie Baker, sal- utatorlan. One-Minute Sports Pale Archie Moore, who gives the other llsht-heavywclghts fits when they're asked to fight him, weighed only 10 pounds after a siege of Illness eight years ago. . . Paul Brown ts planning to go along with only two quarterbacks on the Cleveland BrowriA next fall. That probably is on« more than necessary unless Otto Graham LJ hurt. . . Ace Parker is off to a good start as manager of the Durham Bulls in the Carolina League. . . Hot Springs, Ark. is planning something special in coaching clinics next August with Frank Leahy. Matty Bell nnd John Barnhill heading the football faculty and Clair Bee and Gene jambcrt on basketball. But there may be keener competition at the Beaumont, Tex., clinic when Hank ba and Adolph Rupp get a chance to see Oneal Weaver, the sens* ional schoolboy basketballer from Mai-tin's Mill, Tex. Read Courier News Want Ads. Picketing Painters Slow Carnival Preparations MEMPHIS. May 6—!/!•>— Picket- Ing at the Memphis Cotton Carni val warehouse slowed down comple tion of last minute details yester day as the scheduled Sunday earn! val opening drew closer. The AFL Painters Union Is pick eting the warehouse on the ground that non-union painters are employed In the preparations. Picketing started Monday after 17 major painting contractors said they would hire on an open shop basis because the Painters' Union failed to negotiate for a n«w contract. In the Middle ARCS only king were permitted to own s vsns, whlct were part of the regalia of Euro pean courts. BLYTHEVILLLS ON LY ALL WHITE THEATRE NEW Box Opens Week Dayi 7:00 p.m. Mutlnee Saturday & Sunday 'HEATRE OSCEOLA 'OUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens at 7 Week Night* Show Blurts at 7:30 Matinee Saturday & Sunday at 'I p.m. wlta continuous showing. Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cant. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Show Starts Weekdays 7:0« p.m. aturday and Sunday: Continnou showing from 1:00 p.m. Last Time Today "GONE WITH THE WIND" with Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, and Olivia do Haviumd Also Short last Time Today "SHOCKPROOF" with Cornel Wilde and Patricia Knight Also Short* Friday and Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "RENEGADES OF THE RIO GRANDE" with Rod Cameron and Fuzzy Knight Friday "LOADED PISTOLS" with Gene Autry inrl his horse "Champion" Abo Shorts Satorday "Renegades of Sonera" with Allen Lane as "Red Ryder" Also Shorts "CASE OF THE BABY SITTER" with Tom Neal, Allen Jenkins, and Virginia Sale Serial: "Chick Carter, Delective" No. VI Also Cartoon RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "BOMBA, THE JUNGLE BOY" with Johnny Sheffield Xewa and Comedy Last TTme Today "RED STALLION IN THE ROCKIES" (IN CINECOLOR) Arthur Frane Jean Heather Also Shorts Friday 'BUCKAROOS FROM POWDER RIVER" Charles Blarrett as The Duranno Kid and Smiley Bumette Serial: Chapter 5 of "KEX 4 R1NTY" Dial 4261 Box Office. Opens at 7:00 Show Starts at 1:30 Last Time Today "A NIGHT AT THE OPERA" with The Man Brother! Also Shorti Friday & Saturday 'WESTERN HERITAGE' Tim Holt. Nan Leslie Serial: Chapter 8 of "KEX 4 RINTY" Protect the Finish of Your Car SAVE MONEY ON THIS THEATER LEACHVILLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 7:00 & 9:00 P. M. Saturday i- Sunday: 1 F. M. , With Continuous Showini Last Time Today "MIRACULOUS JOURNEY" with Rory Calhoun and Au4r*y Lonj Carlooi & News Friday • PAL NIGHT 2 (or (he Price of 1 PORCELAINIZE SPECIAL! On Friday, Saturday, and Monday ONLY $ COMPLETE 'SO EVIL MY LOVE' with Ray Mllland. Geraldlne Ftttgerald and Ann Todd Also Cartoon Saturday DOUBLE FEATURE "HIGHWAY 13" with Robert Lowe 17 and Pamela Blake "Hollywood Barn Dance" with Fmtst Tubbs and Lori Tultot •dfe] the "Jangle Girl" Abo Cartoon F.«r>eflally for yon car awnen wrtote xnlomobile has to >tind enl In tht weather, this porcelain!** wax h very important. A tavfh, durable coaling that flghts fit? tht nln and blistering tan .... k«epi the finish beautifully bright. Now, for 3 dijs only, we'll do the complete Job—wash, polish, anri apply the special por- relalnlie wax—for just J1D, a blf laving! Bring down jour cat aoon. Blytheville Motor Co. Open 24 Hours Daily Broadway and Chickasawba Phone 4422 City Of Blytheville Blythevilie, Arkansas Working Capital Inventory April 12,1949 GENERAL"FUND ASSETS Cash in General Fund - .,.-..,.*.., ,.,.,«. TC .,.,.,. i . - $17,848.70 Cash in Street Fund . ..>,...., « ,. ..,.,.,.,.„ 6,755.36 Clerks Cash .. ,.,«,,„...»•— ., ....,..„.....,. 2,485.84 Total Cash -„ ,.- - .,,.— $27,089.90 LIABILITIES Accrued Payroll 4-1 to 4-12 ,.,..$ 4,055.04 Accrued Expenses 4-1 to 4-12 (Estimated) . ...,.,.,.,. 1,984.80 Accounts Payable 3-31-49 ....,.,..„ 4,870.67 Property Owners' Deposits on Paving Included in Street Fund -, T ~.-.-.-...-.-,.,., 1,688.43 Tom A. Little Notes Due in 1950 $1,000.00 Due Jan. 1 & $13,000.00 Dec. 31, 1950 14,000.00 Total Liabilities . .^^^T-T.*^.,.,.,.,. . .«.,.,.,.!.„..,.,....,., 26,598.94 BALANCE GENERAL FUNDS $ 490.96 Parking Meter Cash (Unallocated) . ., , . . 10,491.00 TOTAL GENERAL FUND - - $10,981.96 MUNTCIPAL'ATRPORT ASSETS Cash in Bonk $41,626.52 LIABILITIES Accounts Payable 3-31-49 , . $ 2,934.44 Accrued Payroll 4-1 to 4-12 1,213.80 Accrued Expenses 4-1 to 4-12 (Estimated) , . UOO-OO Total Liabilities . . . !" •••••• •<•" - •-•-•• 5 ' 348 ' 24 Balance for Maintenance and Operations $ i£JoO 00 Building Fund ••••••-• • •- ' Total Municipal Airport Funds. ,.,-. -,.,-....-.,. $46,278.28

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