The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 24, 1947
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PAGE SIX legion Juniors Schedule Oioies ' Blytheviilc Team ;:' Tp.Meet Manila in " s "First Tilt Sunday '; Joe Wliitley ana Nick Shlvclv '/malingers of HIP •Biythcville Ame• irtcan Lpgion junior baseball team, ••;annourv<l V"«sy that ih.? L<- '"eionnires would open ihcir 1947 ,,srasn n asnlnst the Manila Lesion *-team fit Mumln .Suminy afternoon, "J. Boasting a lot of oxiipnenccd .material, the I/'gionnaires will face ••(lie toughest schedule over. In then "1947 • season. The tentative sche- „ .diile calls for sanies with Manila -•Little Rock. Hot Ssnines, Forrest *-City, Joncyboro, Osc'cola. Jackson, ''Tenii.. pine Btulf, nnd Lonokc. ~ Coach • Whitlcy stated that he '"plnnnrcl to U-^e tii<> (iiamond fit v the Air H.ise .15 a home £rcun 1 for this squad, Bleachers will •erected and iwikini; ^pace '.be mndc nvai!:ib!p in nccuin fans, he stated. Tile Junior I.cttion bapoball program is a nn'ional nffaii 1 stxmiorcrl .by Ute American Lepion and the Ford Motor Company. Ftoth major •leagues back the project and scv- .;cral former big league players act as supervisors • for the program. It was announced recetitl\ p that 'Babe Ruth, he,x> of millions of ".baseball fans, had been nimied .'IK : heart, supervisor by the Ford Motor •Co. " Accompanying the team lo M.i- ' "Ma Sunday will be some 20 ean- • didales inclnditu; Bill Lorn;, Clif-ton Wixson'. Bobby Mullen." Buddy • Donner, Lloyd Koont^. nudiey Hav- :dy. Jack nucios, Alvin Dticlos. Leon Ashby, Harold Travlor. Homer 'Smith. Harold Ward" Aren Ford. ..Ross CaMwell, Kenneth Merritt. >Chavles Lute.-,. IJ. A. Frieiui am! •Billy McFarlaiKl. be will • North-South Toutnamcnt • Reaches Semi-Finals '; PINEHUKST, N. C.. April 24. ><UP)—-Medalist Felice Tom, Con- Micclicnt state open champion, was "favored to defeat George Fulton. Hanging On Carrying On Having lost liis rij;ht leg in the war, former Washington Senators' pili'licr Bert. Hlu'ppard j-tlurns to the UHIHU for the SI. Louis lirowns. At left. Klu'ppard suits np and pull:; slocking up over his artificial limb. The pitcher, al iij.;ht, jjoc.s throng!) brisk mound i \vorkout with apparently liltle diOicully. <AKK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 24, IM7 Cardinals, Champs Last Year, Disappoint 1947 Baseball Fans (Uniled I'ross Spurts Wrili-r) NEW VOHlv. April L>-1. cUI'i — V,'ii:it's tlic nialU-r with ihe St. I.oiijs cai'dinals? Thai was the penillen! Cfiicsllon being asked on all fronts tcniay as the world champions languished in last place wliile thc Pittsburgh Pi- real "surpi'isc puckLie.e." held first place six victories in se.'n starts. Last year the Cardinals didn't his pennant stride until August and trailed by seven and a half games on July -i. bill were b.illllng: liiook- lyn !or the throughout April. Pillsuurph Healed the Card's Gcori*e iMnn<, r ev like a batliii!; practice pitcher yesterday, halting him ont in the secoiKi innitv; in which Hilly Cox hit a Kiand slam homer to feature a five nui rally. The Pirates made 10 hits including a two-riui homer by Ed Basinski in the sixth which clinched the victory for relief pitcher Edsnn Bulir. Brooklyn hum; on behind the Pirates In second place with :i "> to 2 win over (he Phils at Ebbt'ls- Ficld. Carl Furillo. who made two hits and drove in two tuns, paced the 10-hit attack and enabled Joe Hatten to gain his first \viii- Warren Spahn celebrated his 2Qtli birthday by pitchim; the Braves to a 5 Lo 1 victory over the Giauls at Boston. Tie have up I'-l | hi!;; »peace. hits but the di-inls lefi 11 men oil bases to simplify his chores. Mike MrCormlck hit a rlmib!c and triple dvivins in two runs to lead Ihe Biavcs at bat. The Cubs- topped the Reels at Chicago, 7 to 1.. in a weird dffen- - c i\c game in which oiiK'innali made four error? :md Cubs three. Lefty lohuny Kcrmit7. National League stj-lkecut king, fanned six and st\\l- :crt'd eight hits to win his first same. Lcn Merullo. with iwo hits and tn-o runs balled in, priced Ciib hiltcrs. The Yankees surged to thc top in the American League with their second straight victory over thc Hoston Red Sox, 3 to 0. in wliieh Allie Reynolds, scored his second hitter only bccniis,. i iucly York tag- si i-aight shutout and missed a 110- i'ed him for a .scvcntli-inning double and a ninth " inning -single. -Reynolds, who blanked Washington in his lirst start. i;ol fine hittint; support from AAron Robinson who nccounted for t«o'iuns with h'hom- *'r an dangle. Tiie bombers beat an old nemesis, pave (Boo) Ferriss. who lopped them four straight times without a loss hst season. Oeiroif found the liome run range against Chicago, smashing five to hand the White Sox their first loss, 7 to a, 'me Timers equalled n -major league record in thp eiyhth when Rov Ciillenbine. Dick Wakefield. and lion: Ki-ers hit homers In succession off Kd Lopat. Lopat also wns tugged for second-inning homers by Eddie Lake and Cullenbine. Relief Pitcher Freddie Hutchison was thc victor for Detroit Thc Indians made 18 hits at Cleveland to drub the Browns. 10 to •}. ,= i\ of [lie hits were doubles and Lou Houdrciui. Hal Peck. Lcs Fleming and Jim Heagan go: three Unmindful of slipping trunks, little Dave Warner. 31 pounds of dynamite, lands appercut on . chin of Sam Fletcher winnim; decision in three - "ear - ol<i match of 29th Annual Navy Junior Championships at Annapolis. Relief pitcher Tom Ferrick cut tics rally fith a game-ending strike- nll a iKvi-rtm ninth Inning Alhle- out to give the Senators n 4 to 3 \ii:lo:y at XVashingLon. Ihe Nats made nnlv five hits but bunched tlinn. Duddy Lewis put across two runs with :1 double in the third- Yesterdays star--Allie Reynolds of the Yankees, whose two-hit, 3 to (i victory over Ihe ricd Sox gave him his second straight shutout. Hunters n Season Starting June 1 LITTLE HOCK. Ark.. April 2-1 <Lil > j--Aikaiisas squirrel hiiiKers today looke ( ] forward to June | -,nd the lii'g inning of a 15-day Summer sQulrrcl senson authorized yesterday by the State Game and Fish Commission at Us meeting )„.,-,, O. E. Keck of Hlylhcvillo Is' clin'lr- maii of the commission. •» Commission Executive Secretary T. A. McAmis pointed out th-it the short summer season wo \ I enable the commission to foresee just what Ihe dates for the rail smni- rc| si''i should | ){ . thin year Last year, the i-ommis.vion closed the S|Hlii|! and Summer shooting |, u t allowed (he fall season to run irom Sept. i (o Jan. 1. I" a day-long business session tlie commission heard a delegation from the Mena Chamber of 'com- inerc-e advocate a 28-acre lake fire miles south of Menu. )„ ,„, f ,, m , c(1 by tile construction of a flOO-fool dam. Cost of (lie project |,, the Carter Creek area w as estimated by Engineer Marion crisl at between S50.CCO and SOO.OOO. The commission also authorized (he submission or bids for a hitch- cry project to be undertaken a't thc Lake Hamilton Imtchei-y near Hot .Springs. The work will 'in -Hide the •building of f<>»" additional ponds covrrini! is acres, th c -, vor k to start prior to June 1. A public hearing; In Tcx-iik-im was authorised ;„ decide wliethc'- or no; chandler and Kcllcy lakes should be dosed to commercial ttshing. Tlie commission action came after receipt O f a ociilioi) from sportsmen and land-owners in Miller county. Thc dale of thc hearing will be .'innwmced in two weeks. McAmis said. Durocher's Suspension Must Stand CINCINNATI, 0-. April 2-1 (UP) '['lie one-year suspension of Brooklyn Dodger Manager Leo Uurocher was a closed incident, today as far as Baseball Commissioner A. C. i Happy i Chandler was concerned. Chandler iurned down personal appeals for leniency yesterday which were made by ijranch Rickey, president of the Dodgers; Ford Frick president o f thc National League: and Jud»c Henry L. Ujih- etta and Walter O'Malley. stockholders in the Brooklyn Club. Thc four men made a special trip here from New York to ask Chandler for reconsideration of the one year suspension hp imposed on Durochcr April g for "conduct detrimental to baseball." Fourth Place in Kiddie League Stake in Today's Contests I Three saines will be plnyc-d In Hit- Kiddie I.r-aune today and to- nfuht as (lie fin-mill falls on the first .season of the i>rsiinmar school football loop. Tile Yarbro Razorbacks will meet thc Fighting Irish Horn Catholic this afternoon at 4 o'clock with the Lanj'e Wildcats playing the sudbury Bulldogs and I lie Hudbury Green Waves meeting tlie G'oiid'iil Wildcats in tonii-lH'.s names ilial will spell finish to league play. The cellar dwelling Ha/.orbr,?ks showed promises of b-jconiiiin a ma- jor headache ast week when they upset the sudbury Mulldogs bv liitinc-hiim one of the tost aerial attacks, that has been seen in league play tlms far. if the .loop would have been allowed to run its full scheduled length, ihe Hogs m ioht come through" as one of Ibe league's lop teams. Coach Hill Ciodwin, Director of the program, announced yesterday Ulat tonight's games worn! climax league play for this Spring. However, play-off games between (lie four top teams will be played May 1 with the winners of the plav-cff Ill's meeting May 8 to decide the city championship, The range Wildcats anil (lie C'.i- tliulic i-'igluing Irish, who aie tied for first place in ihe league stand- liifjs. along with the Central Critn- son Title, are assured of play-off Participation regardless of the outcome of their games tonight. The fourth team in the play-off games will decided in tonight's games with all three of the remaining teams, 'lie Bulldogs, Green Waves and Hanoi-backs, standing a chance. The Bulldogs, who now occupy fourth place in the league stimd- ings, will lie forced to win their game with thc Lange Wildcats to hold their fourth position unless I'oth ihe Razorbacks and Green Waves should lose their lilts, thus assuring the Bulldogs tile right to rcpfe.sent fourth place in the play- Consumption Hits 35-Year Peak in Nation WASHINGTON. April 24. (UP) — The Agriculture Departineju .said today that poik may be more plentiful in the last four months of the year but that supplies meanwhile will drop. Beef, however, will be cheaper and in greater suppl for the remainder of this year, the department said. During the first three months of 1947; it said, meat eon- sumption was at the highesl per capita rale in 35 years. f off regardless of the outcome, the Wildcat-Bulldog till. fitartiny lime for tonight's games is 7 o'clock. Jr. of Roanoko. Va. today in the featured semi-final match of the 47th annual North and South am-j~ alrur goH championship. ( The UarUord. Conn., player shot (j par 72 yesterday to cliniinruc. M. M. Nolan of Birmingham. Ala., -six and five, in the r&natter-fina.s. j Fulton narrowly defeated Ralph T.' tra[u:i of Roosevelt. L. I., oi'.e lip. ~ t C. B. Dudley o[ Greenville, S. C. reached the semi-lmnls bv do\v:i-j in.?; M. 13. Reach, Jr.. of Spin;;-' field. Mass.. uvo ai'.cl one. wh'.lc Dave EiveU., Jr.. of Richmond. V.iJ ousted Harvey 'Ward of Tarboro,' N. C. Too Late to Classify OKDKK !n Ihe Chancery Ctinrl, CbicKa- sawba liistricl, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Gladys Thomas Plsiimill, vs. No. 10.021 Leroy Thomas De[rnrtant. The defendant Leroy Thom.v. is hereby warned to appear vithin thirty days in the cmnt uriiiH-.i ii> the caiition hereof an(i ans.ver i'ne complaint of tile plaintiff. C!.:dvs Thomas. Dated tliis 1st day nf Apr,: in 17 HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk By Betty Smith. 1). C. Percy Wright, Attorney for yilaiv.tift. 4,17-2-1-:"> l-» for Sale room liousi' located close In school. Ideal for l:u-jrc I'iimily. I'ricix) lo sell llii.' wool;. I'doin modern hotiso. \\-ill sill coniplclcly furnished. Cnn be FUA rii«iin-c«l. 1'erfccl cnndition. ;)uick pnssossinn. Call iVIsix l.oir.nn if you want to huy ;i home. Modern duplex, a voal home iincl investment. Dmi'l mi.sH this. Call iAln\ I,o«an if you wasl to sell your propi'rly. Appraisals made with no obligation. See or rail Max, lieiiltor, pl«one 2fl;i I l.yneh BUI jr. l-?-l-cl--2R Services 1 Year Removed from Pedigreed and Treated StoneviHe 2-B and 2-C 0 per ton NISCOT & MERCANTILE CO. Stcclc, Missouri Dr. W. C. Crice Veterinarian BACK at Dell, Ark. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday &- Sunday Boi Opens Week Days 7:0(1 p.m. 8»t--Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Hliowlni Last Time Today "LES M1SERABLES' ^^-il]l Frcdnrit- l\T Also Shnrl Suti Open G:-15 p.m.; Starts 7:!5 p.m. Last Time Today 'PARDON MY PAST' with Trod SlacSIurray ^l:irj;iiorilc Cha|nn:iii 1'ox .-\Tnvictone News Also Sliorts Friday and Salurday "Sheriff of Cimarron «Hh Stinsrl r.irson, (.inda Sfoilin Serial: >< l>»uclitrr nf Dun Q. Also SSIiorls THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "MR. HEX" willi Cnrrry anil Ilmil/ Hall I'araiiiiitint Ni-«s .ui:l Musiral Short Friday and Saturday "Six Gun Serenade" \vilh .11 in my \\Mlirly <'.irlnnn anil Slh t'liApl.^r nt ' quief tfisiinciion wel! dressed man Lightweight Suits in o Complete Run of Sizes W $ JO» Y f *& NVo've JUKI iTravood ;l lui-vc collection of tlwsc lush, IlKhlwoiKlil suits that well-dressed men yo i'oi-. 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