The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1949 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 9, 1949
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MONDAY, MAY I, I»4» BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! PAGE SEVEN Senators Defeat Cleveland Twice Nats Take Champs 7-3 and 2-0; Bums' Rally Beats Cards 8-7 t By .toe Rrlchler AMocUlcd Press Sports Writer It's not official yet. but there Is s strong rumor Ihe American League clubs are planning to ask for a congressional investigation of the Washington Senators—baseball variety. They simply can'l believe that the allegedly weak-hitting Senators, riding high on an amazing seven- game winning streak, have been using natural batting (xnvcr. They strongly suspect that president Clark Griffith. Ims been allowed free access to the secret atom bomb files in the Pentagon Building. How else could anyone account for the 18 home runs hit by Washington players In the last nine games? Or the 70 lilts In the Nats' last seven winning efforts? r,l»n(s Win 6th In Row Washington's double victory over the Indians in Cleveland yesterday was by far the most amazing stunt of the young season. Joe tuhel's un- predictables not only whipped the world champions in tile opener, 7-3. but shut, them out in the nightcap. 2-0. before 49,734 stunned Ohioans. The New York Giants continued to combine power and finesse to humble the Chicago Cubs 10-1 for -Jheir sixth straight, The triumph Epave the Polo Grounders nndispnt- 'td possession of first place, as the Pittsburgh Pirates socked the Braves twice in Boston. 8-3 and 11-8. The Giants backed Larry Jansen's • steady pitching with a 14-hit attack that included Bobby Thomson's three-run homer and Bill; Riency's two-run triple. Tile Bucs clubbed Johnny Sain out ol the first game with a five hit four-run attack in the oppn ing frame. They came up wllh a six run eighth inning in tlie scconi game to overcome ati 8-5 deficit. Reds. T'hils Split Two Brooklyn scored four runs In a wild seventh inning to come from behind and defeat the St. Louis Cardinals. 8-7, at Ebbefs Field. The Dodgers made only two hit.s in that inning, but received three walks and benefitted by Ed Kazak's error. Cincinati and the Phillies divided A double header in Philadelphia The Reds won the opener 14-7 wiih a -seven-run 12th inning. Trie Phils grabbed the nightcap, 8-1. Lefty Tommy Byrne allowed only ^two hits pitching tlie American i^TLeague leading New York Yankees to a 12-0 shutout victory over tlie Tigers before more than 52.000 fans in Detroit. The Yankees got 17 safeties, including four by Tommy Henrich, to snap Virgil Trucks' four game winning streak. Tile Boston Red Sox look both ends of a donbleheader from the lowly Browns in St. Louis. 10-6 and 4-3. The first game went 13 innings and the second eight Before darkness halted it. The Athletics split a twin bill with the White Rox In Chicago, winning the second game, 3-2. after Chicago had walked off with an 11-3 victory In the first game. Grapplers Gird For Rough Tussle In Legion's Arena Scientific wrestling is due lo take a back seat tonight when loin- of Promoter Mike Mcroney's roughest ginpplcrs pair off in the tag match main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts. Scheduled to pair up are William "Wild Bill" Canny and Finis Hall, two of the roughest wrestlers in the Mid-South circuit. And opposing them will be two of the four wrestling Welch brothers, Hoy and Joe. Highlight of tonight's bout will be the feud between Canny and the Welch brothers whlcl* has been going on for over 10 years which. In all probability, will be re-klndeled in tonight's meeting. Tiie fireworks are expected lo start In the second preliminary bout when Canny and Roy Welch lock horns. Roy, the eldest of Jie Welcl rotheis, is canny's chief ring enc ly .id any meeting between these wo generally turns into free swing ng brawl. In tile other preliminary bou oe Welch will swap grips with Hall. New Lay-Out for Country Club Course ~oach Dildy Promoted At Hot Springs to Director of Athletics Joe Dildy. former Blythevillc High School coach who directed the Hot | Springs Trojans last year, has been named director of all school athle- .ics at Hot Springs. Dildy coached I he Chicks from 1937-1941 guiding his last two rily- Ihcville teams to slate championships. After leaving Blytheville he accepted a line coaching job at the University of Mississippi before entering the armed services. He went to Hot Springs last year from Huntsville, Ala., High School. Travelers End Losing Streak With 6-4 Win HOW THEY STAND SOUTHERN LKAGUK New Orleans , Birmingham . Atlanta Mobile Little Rock . . Nashville . ... Chattanooga . Memphis . . W . 15 . 11 . 10 . 10 . 10 . 7 . B . 4 Pet .682 .611 .588 .555 .526 .438 375 .200 —Cimrirr Nt-ivs I'hotn Shown above is an nrchtloct's "drawing of the new liiy-tinl of the Dlythevlllc Country Club's Brass green noil which Is nmv under construction. Work on the course began two weeks ago amt is progressing rapidly. NATIONAL LEA RUE New York . Brooklyn . . Boston Philadelphia Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Chicago . St. Lonis . W. 12 11 11 10 9 9 7 . 7 AMERICAN I.EAOUE New York . Cleveland . . Detroit . ... Chicago . ... Philadelphia Washington Boston St. Louis . .. W IS 9 10 10 10 .. 10 8 3 Pet. .632 .579 .550 .478 .474 Pet. .TO .1:00 .538 .500 .476 .476 .471 .150 Yesterday's Results !l.v Ihe Associated Press New Orleans rewon the Southern Association lead Sunday bul further down in the standings is tlie best story of tlie day. Little Rock Is tlie hero but it took lon<r time to prove it. Willie New Orleans and Birmingham fouclil. mil 5-4 and 3-2 Pelican victories, 4.477 fans in CliattanooRU watched 18 innings of slralegy bnscball. Little Rock won the marathon. li-4 and bronchi to a close with llourhhcs its unhappy cisht-gam>. losinc; stroak. Little Rock gol 10 hits but Jack Sanfonl's two-run double in the 181)1 vas the winner. The team.-- were tied 3-3 nfler six inninrs. In the 15lh Little Ri-'.t scored what fans lhon<rhl was I ho winninc run. However. Ctvlla- noosa answered with a run and on th"V went until tlie 18th. Birmingham had a cood crip on first place until Ihc Barons met New Orleans. Third hiucnian Churlle Clock of the Pels loosed Bhminiliam';; prip considerably with a three-inn homer in the sixth lnnin<; of (lie first name. Catcher Red Mathis untied the .Tcond game in the eighth innins with a tlirouTh-thc-box single which .scored George McDonald. Mobile's Bears beat AManla. 5-4 Atlanta's rookie pitcher Byron Taylor gave up but one hit in six in- nines of relief pitching. That was Bcrnie Zendcr's single which scored Bill Autoncllo in Hie ninth with Ihe run that won. Nashville and Memphis were, washed out. Golf Enthusiasts Rebuilding Course With Several Tricky Dogleg Fairways favorites Win 1 Track Titles in Big State Meet Sports Roundup Hufh Fullerton, Jr. Work on lh« re-construct ion nf Blythcvllle Country Club's golf course moved into hlRli RCIU- ihls week iiiul club members arc Anticipating opening play on (he new course by late summer. .Re-construction of the nine hole course lo Include griuus preens is part of the club', 1 ; rc-orpaui/iUlnn plans made recently when 150 char- :cr members of the oluli lens"cl the rourse from E. B. Gee, its former owner. Other plans call for ihe building of new shower aurt Incker rooms and remodeling of the prcs- nt club home. The new Kruss preen corner will be laid out over the route of the present sand Rreen course with two exceptions, the tnoviiiR ot three holes and Hie Interchanging ol four. the pnr In four. The No. -\ hole will In- moved entirely with the ice in hn Incutnl where the No. ;i nveen is presently located with the fairway to run southwcsl for ITl yards ninhhm It Ihe shorlrst hole- ot the- course. The par will be chnngcU for four lo three. Hole No, 5. which Is Ihe shortest hole on the prcj'ftrt course. U'Hl lit moved to what Is now Ihr No hole with n <H stance of -\G'.\ yards and a pnr of five. Tlin pur for the hole now is three .strokes. Swan hi Unlp Numlu'ra Holes Mo. fi and 7 will be inter clinnfjrd wjlh No, 1 fairway to run pnrqllel \vilh the sotithnvn bouiHlrlcs of the course mid No. B fntrway to be loeate<t immediately north. Most of the holes will be lengthened I The sixth hole will bo *horlrnr<l by to add 40 yards In the course, JQ y *rAK and No, 7 will bn IciiKthcn- Thc new course will totnl 3.320 ynrrls. Under Week-End Sports in Brief By The Press Hnrse Racing LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Calumet's Pander (S34.00* surprised by winning tlie 75tli running of the $100.000 added Kentucky Derby. Can-it was second and Palestinian third Olymoia. the heavy favorite, finished sixth. Track LOS ANGELES — Mel Pattnn the University of Southern California ran the 220 yard dash 20.2 seconds, one-tenth off Ihc world record, Patton also ran the 100 yard dash in 9.1. but a tail wine! disqualified his chances for a ^ record. WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W. Va. — Gary Mukllccof of Memphis won the S10.000 Grecnbr' n r Open with a 72-holc total of 2G5. two better lhan South Africa's Bobby Loiie. Ate On Rope On one tight-rope crossing of Niagara Fall. 1 ;, Blondin, French acrobat, sat down midway to make and cat. an omelette, according to the Encyclo]K)dia Britannica. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Na.shville, rain. Little Rock B. Chattanoosa 4 H3i innings) '.second game pastponcd, darknp.^s). Mobile 5, Atlanta 4. New Orleans 3-5, Birmingham 2-1. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 8. St. Louis 7. New York 10. Chicago 1. Pittsburgh 8-11, Boston 3-8. Cincinnati 14-1, Philadelphia 7-8. Head Courier New Wanl Ads AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 12. Detroit 0. Philadelphia 3-3. Chicago 11-2. Boston 10-4, St. Louts 5-3 (firs' game 13 innings). Little Rock Darkhorse Wins Capital City Meet LITTLE ROCK, May 9 <JTi-~ Hometown darkhorsc Red Darratlh won the Little Rock Invitational Kolf fmirnnment yesterday with a 5 and 4 victory over nick McKinncy. al?-o of I.itlte Rock. Darrath had upset two former state champions. Richard (Bubbal Rmart of Pine Bluff and Johnny Buzick, Jr.. Joncsburo. Saturday. the new Ircy-oul all fnlr- ways will be dog-legged to a certain extent. Two holes, Nos. 2 and •1. will have nearly 90-dcRrec dog legs. Par to Be 17 StroVm Even though 40 ynrds will be added lo the length of tlie new course, the pnr will remain tlie same—37 strokes. The nc\v course, will have two par 3 holes, lour with H par 4 and three with a par 5. The present sand-green course has one par-3 hole, six with par of four strokes and two with par five. Lay-out for Ihe new course calls for the Inler-chtinging of holes one and nine which arc located on the cast side of the course. The No. 1 hole will be lengthened hy !)C yards with the par remaining the. same—four strokes. The No. 1 tee will be moved from Us present position immediately in front, of club house lo the northeast corner of the course wllh the preen to be moved some 30 or 40 yards back of its present location. The No fl green will be moved by 12fi lo make it the longest hole of the course. SfiCi yards and Ihn par will be changed from four ru hole five. Par for Ihe sixth remain five strokes. The No. 8 hole will be moved some 50 yards west of Ms location and will be shortened bv I1M yards making it !!>:) yards In length wllll n pnr of three. Its frclnviiy w)l] be bisected by tile creek which will serve as a natural Im/.nrd. To make the lay-out even mm e difficult each green .of the r new course will be bordered hy sand traps on two sides, and bunkers and hazards will be added to the fairways. To l»e One ftf Brsf When completed, the new IJIythc- ville course will be one of the most modern and toughest nine-hole courses In this section of the state. Fairways will be changed Kllghllv with the striilcht-erlTe toughs o[ the nresent course in be eliminated. Lay-out for tile new course was j made by Dick Wilson of Florida, a professional golf architect and desitrncr who laid out a number of the larger courses In the south. Facilities of the GYmiilrv Club will LITLH HOOK. May 0. </TI—Ark- .uiMt.s' bluest hiph school lnu:k nnrt field mcel wound up almul the way the i-xpcrls figured It Wnlllil. Little Rock run up -13 ixilnl.*; lo lake Ihe l)l|: Six rrown. and Ciiin- dcn scored 4(1 to win It.s second straight Class A championship. Mi7,e of Bauxite sol a new Class A record with Ills discus tlmw of I'I7 feet, three Inches, The los.s bettered by almost l\vo fret the previous mark set hi 1945 by 1,11 ll<< Heck's John Hoffman. Two Junior marks were smashed, another tied and a Claw B record was broken In Saturday's meet. All HlR Six event.'! sel new records as this was the year the "bl>< schnol hoys" competed against ciich oilier in a separate division. Times in the hurdles also were, new records because the high sticks were lowered and Ihe distance was slun'tene'd In the lows. The Class n lltle went lo Hartford. Hot Springs won the Jimlnr division. Osreola entered only one conlesl- 'ant In Ihe Class n event but he carried oil a first place, lie »n.s David Hlsuw whose distance ol in fl. 6 ,1-8 Indies ma «ood cnollgli lo win the 11 division broad Jump. In the Junior division, O.sceola placed In imly one event. Harvey Kill placed third in the. broad jinn) only n tew inches bark nf Ihe winning distance of 10 II. 5 3|8 Inches. NEW YORK, May 9-(H'i— On the ist days nftcr 11 was announced lal Ihc 1049 NCAA baseball finals mild l»! played at WUcIiltn, Kum.. JOO worth of ticket orders were coived. They nmy lake llin louin- inent out of Ihc red yet and why ot? year's flmils Imd such layers as 1'Yank QnLnn, now wllh lie Rod Box. ami Hunk Workman ml \Vnlly Hood, who am i ,-ell wllh the Nowurk Hears. If It's vorth money to sec lhen\ as pros, vliy Isn't It worth money lo sec hem a year before ns college play- is? Tip: Some of the luds who inn) ie worth watching Ibis yenr are (nice Morlsseo. 'IVxus A. und M efty who pllclicii 17 Innings a- 4alusl the llunston Huffs and Mayor wllh no enrncd runs, nnd PC Bloody of VICLA. the second player ill 27 years lo hit r\ bull over (he iLght fletd wall cif Stanford's fniuons sunken diamond. Or muybo the whole Oklahoma A. nnd M, Irani .vliLch, at lust report hud n .310 club nulling average. P.S.: <for the Irude) I'hc ColloRo Hu.sHiull Coaches Assoc- lullon is giving awards tills your toi Ihe bosl stories ou college Inise- bull by working iH>w.sp;ipoL'tuoii. Why did Ihey huve tci use Unit word "working"? Alttmhiy Miilllneo Last word on the Dolby was .supplied by tho Herald-Tribune's lied .Smith, who repented tliul II en Jones' pro-rare nit>:uiliig sounded oxucMy like l-Yituk l-enhy the iilglit bofoiv n Nntro Dam'J- Anny game, V'nnr of tlio tnp 10 men :in Ihe U. of Mlnnosolu uoU lonin won public course chinnplonshl]) year l.u Gamblno. who rotiun- cd to :;eh(i<il at Murylund allor a season wllh (ho Hulllmorr- Colts, roi:- illy cinight Ihe greased pit; tn u fralc-rnlly After Iryfng to Inoklo llndtly Ymmn u couple of llnic.s. Unit, should be ciiNy. Cardinals, Reds Win Ball Games; Share Loop Lead In "Y" Junior High baseball play nt Walker Park Saturday morning, Ihe Cardinals defeated the Boll Weevils 12 to 6 and the ueds trampled the WlldctiU 12 to 3 to maintain a tic for the loop leadership, each with four'Victories and one defeat, 'Sonny" Garner was the winning pitcher In (he opening contest allowing the Weevils only, two hlla but ReltiiiK himself Into trouble on several occasions by wild ness, The Weevils big Inning came In the fourth when they tallied four run* oti four hit batsmen, a base on balls and fielders choice and one hit. Leon PrlvctL limited the Cards to six hits font received poor support afield. In the second game, the Reds ran Ihe bases like wild men to ac- Dots All. HrolherK SKnv fur Kmith Australia says that crows have acquired the habfl nf swiping gtilf balls on a course there, sometimes oven picking them up before they slui) rolling. Must be that public links training. count for mosl of Iheli scores. They were crcdllod with only four hlls off Tommy Moslcy bul used several errors nnd four free tickets for tbolr r_> markers. Hobby Smith did the hurling chores for Ihe Rods and give up only three lilts In tlie seven frames, two of Ihem coming In the seventh, but four buses on balls and a hit biit.sman gavo him some, trouble. Osccola Legion Team Loses (o Mcmpfiians Tlie sir' ng WeOna Grocers. Memphis ball lenm, won (! lo 4 111 a eonlest ycslcrday with Ihc Osccola Amt'rlcttti Ix?glon ,/unloi.i in n game pluye<] on Hub Weld. llnblier Hliinfer performed mound duly for tlie Osccola lenm and struck out eight of Ihe Memphis batsmen, und yielded but three hlls for (lie giunc. Donald Watson and Jiinnilc Hlianoyfell wore leading lilt- tcrs for the Osreola players. Watson pounded out a triple and a single, while Sluuicyfell came up wllh A triple. The Osecol'i leu; will play the Marked Tree I.CRlon Juniors In Osccolu next Sunday, its present position in Ihe | be available to club members onlv Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night Gamc.s Memphis at Na.shville 12). Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham at New Orleans. Little R-ick at Chattanooga. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Brooklyn. Pitt.sburgli at Boston might). Chicago at New York (night. Cincinnati al Philadelphia might). AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Detroit. Only game scheduled. Armorel Tigers Defeat Dsceo/o Indians 1 to 0 The Armorel Tigers defeated the Osccola Indians 1-0 in a game played on Ihe Armorrl rtinnjond yc.s- lerday afternoon. Bissell and Ellis worked for the Tigers and Wrighl and Speck hurled fnr the Indians The Tigers will play at Dyersburg town, next .Sunday. U'alrr Profile I.ariy Pace Falls, on the inlcl l< Sta..lcy lake, in Cvister county. Id. was so named because a woman's profile is discernible in the descending waters. Java Is Ihe most thickly populated country in the world, ft has 821 persons to the square mile. lorthcast corner of the course to he present site of the No. 1 tee, mmecliatcly in front of the club lonsc. to Morp No. Z Grf«n One ot the major changes to be made under the new layout Is the moving of the No. 1 green from its present position some 25 yards northwest across the small creek which bisects the course with the creek to serve as a natural ha74ird Thi.s will increase the distance of the No. 2 hole from 315 yards (o 340 yards with the- par remaining the same four strokes. Another big change will be the shortening of the No. 3 hole, which is considered by many golfers as the toughest hole on the course. The No. 3 green will he brought In 164 yards from its present position In the exlreinc northwest corner of the course eliminating more than half of its dog leg. The No. 3 hole Is one of the two par five holes on the present course and the cutting off of the 164 yards will lower with the exceptions of the gnlt cnurse which will be open to out- of-town golfers that, live ootside a 30-mile range of Blylhevllle four days a week, Mondays, Thursdays anil Fridays, cxcenl on hnlldnvs, with a greens fee to be charged. Number Nine Ball Team Wins Game with Luxora A big fifth Inning rally gave 111 Number Nine Nlners an 8-4 vlclor. over I.uxora Independents 111 i game played nn Ihc Luxora dla mond yesterday. A bases loaded double by ,lln Ilenrv Llitrs climaxed the Nlners big fifth In which Ihcy scored llv runs to put them ahead lo .staj C. Bargcr opened 'in the hill lo tlie Nlners but, was relieved In 1h fiflh by Bill WlllialllH who finishc the Rame. The Nlners w r ill go I Pocahontas for a game Tuesda night. Read Courier News Want Ads. tt^ari Courier News Want Ada. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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