The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 24, 1946
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>AdC BIGHT BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.). COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 2/1, 1946 lookouts Lkk Memphis Chicks r Chattanooga Rides ^•tyavc of Wins Right ~ Into Second Place. •53, BY BURNS BENNETT v.- Unit** Fr«« Sports Writer •ATLANTA, Ga., May 24. (UP>— fie Chattanooga Lookouts, ridlns the'crest of an eight gnme winning streak, were lodged In second place lri.Jhe Southern Association stanrt- ingt today and have yet to call on ttMr new "secret weapons"—pitchers pick Lanahan and Claude Wea- liuls Aloma, ace of the Chattanooga staff, took the mound last night against the Memphis Chicks 8&d came through with a masterful-7-0 shutout, for his sixth win of'the season. Aloma was never In dauger as his mates backed him up with a 10-hit attack and errorless support. The jittery Memphis Clicks hobbled four times in the field and were unable to bunch their seven hits for a run. 'The win led the Lookouts four gjhies .back of the leading Atlanta crackers who whipped New Orleans again, this time by a 7 to 3 margin. Southpaw Forrest Thomp- so'ri had n shaky fourth Inning when the peHcans scored all of Destiny Kid Recovers Form On Mound to Lick the Giants their three runs but pitched shut- dyC. ball in the other eight innings The Crackers BY CARL LUN1HJUIST United Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, Mny 24- (UP) — Johnny Beazley once again, today became the "Destiny Kid" of the St. Louis Cardinals, faced with the Job of pitching n troubled team to a championship, and those who remembered how he did It before felt somehow that he wouldn't be found wanting. It was handsome Johnny, who amc through yesterday, just as e did In 1942. pitching the Cardl- als to a courageous tour-hit, 4 to victory over the Olants nt a line when it was needed the most. The black-haired youngster, shak. ng aside the bitter memor)-. of ombat 111 the European war, took he mound against the Giants ihortly lifter three of his star eam mates had Bone down the noney-strcwn pathway ot the peso,-! o Mexico's "Lucre Loop." And nt he finish It was the Giants and not BcaKley who had "battle fall- sue." It was no ordinary hall gnme thut :ic was called upon to pitch. And .here were atixlous, critical moments before he flailed to mow down Olants. Lanky John hadn't shown more than n faint fncslmlle of the form Hint had made him one of, the greatest rookies In history In 1042. Hut, this time he had to com 0 through—or else. He had to because two of those three missing players were pitchers hammered Jake lefty Max Lanlcr, top man In the and Dodgers played another extra- Inning battle which Brooklyn won 2 to 1 in 11 Innings after a pro- game brawl in which Dixie Walker of the Dodgers lost two teeth. Players on both sides slugged at each other and 25 policemen rushed down to prevent a riot. The Dodgers won the battle that counted In the standings when Pet e Reiser tripled In the llth nnd Peewee Reese, one of the combatants, scored him with a single, Relief pitcher Art Herring, who worked on c Inning, was the 'winner, lank Wyse, went all the way to ose a tough one. Rookie Hits Homers Rookie Ralph Klncr's two hoin- rs, one with the bases full, gave iltcher Edson nahr plenty o( mar- ;ln for his first victory as th« 5 Irntes won, 10 to 2 at Phtladel- ihlH, The Yankees gave ailing mana- Lawson, the loser, Jesse Danna and .league with six wins, nnd Fred Mar- Jim Perkins for 11 hits and scor-, id '.all their seven runs in the \ first four innings. 'At Birmingham, the Mobile Bears nibyed up into sixth place by scoring five runs In the fourth in- ulngs for a 5 to a win over the B«- rons. The Bears made only louv hits, and the Barons but three bui the hurlers on both sides handed out' numerous free tickets. .Bob Fontaine made his first start for the Bears and lasted until the seventh when he-was relieved bv Lcroy pfund. Fontaine received 'credit for the win while pick Midkiff. first of three Baron iiurlcrs, was charged with the loss. .The game between the cellar- dwelling Little Rock Travelers ami the fifth place Nashville Vols was p&stpoiied because of rain after the first inning 'with the score 0-0. *Tonieht the Travelers and Vols K'jii conclude their current series with a double header while the other series will wind up with sin- glp games. ; Yesterday's Results ger Joe McCarthy a tonic ut Detroit when they got four homers, three In succession In one Inning to equal a major league record, In a 12 to 6 tout. Joe DIMagglo, Nick Ellen and Joo Gordon ^it the homers In Iho fifth and Gordon iilso smashed one In the fourlh In a n-hll attack on five pitchers. The Indians lopped the Rcil Sox, 3 to 2 at Cleveland when Gene Woodllng singled home Pat Seerey from second with the winning run In the 10th. The defeat reduced Boston's first place margin to five games. Charley (Hedl Embrec held the Red Sox to seven hits for his fourth win. "Washington at St. Louis was postponed because of rain and Ihere were no other major league games scheduled. Vice President and General Manager Leslie M. O'Connor. O'Connor simultaneously announced that Ted Lyons, veteran pitcher, would succeed Dykes, ct- fectivc after the World Tigers. tonight's game Champion with NATIONAL Brooklyii St. Louis .Boston 16 Chicago Baseball Standings Hy United Frew SOUTHERN LEAGUE W, la 27 Detroit [Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . New York , Philadelphia Atlanta . ... i.Chattanooga . j Memphis . . Nashville . . Mobile . ... Birmingham . Little Rock . ?.".' SOUTHERN LEAGUK 'Chattanooga 7, Memphis 0. •Atlanta 1, New Orleans 3. Mobile 5, Birmingham 2. Little Rock at Nashville, postponed, ralri. AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 3, Boston 2 (10 innings.* New York 12, Detroit G. • Washington at St. Louis, ruin. ' 'Onlv games scheduled. ' NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 4, New York !. Brooklyn 2, Chicago l. (11 in- i lings.) 'Pittsburgh 10, Philadelphia 2. Only games scheduled.; Rend Courier News Want Ads. tin, who until yesterday had beer the only Ctud right hiuuler to star and finish n winning game. Delivers In Hour flf Need But in his hour of need he was the same nerveless workman who won 21 games and lost six as a rookie. Only In the ninth' did hi: weaken, filling the bases with none out on two walks and a single. He struck out Babe Young. E°t, pinch- hitter walker cooper on a fly which •scored the Giant run. and retired Buddy Kerr on an easy grounder. Homers by Mary Marlon and George Kutowski gave him the offensive support he needed, Thc hilarity In the Curd dressing room was feigned. Hcazlcy. his prewar cockiness back, said his arm felt fine and Hint "I think I en i win my .share now." Manager Edd Dyer wouldn't K a so far as to say that Lanler, Martin, and Infieldcr Lou Klein wouldn't be missed If they didn't return. But he emphasized that Beazley's performance "sort of takes the pressure off, doesn't it?" The outdoor "flghl season" at Ebbcts Field went into ils second straight day as the feuding cubs FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H. Webb Hwy. 01 at State T-inc I'hon: Illytheville 7M can LEARN TO FLY! Come Out To Hood Flying Service Government Licensed Instructors Safe New Airplanes — Smooth Runways New Modern Facilities STEWART FIELD Highway 18 East Dial 2717 RODEO!! Hronc Hustinj; — I$nlMogs;in<; and Hull Riding, clc. Cow I'ony Race — anyone Free to Kntcr. SEE THE TRICK HORSES PERFORM Including "SMOKEY ,10K", Rav Duke's Wonder Horse—"STONEY", Mac's Hean- tiful Pinlo—and "SILVER", Wild Indian IJiii's Famous Horse. Also "11ROAD", the Educated Steer. PLUS THE SUGAR CREEK GANG Sunday, May 26th BLYTHEVILLE FAIRGROUNDS PARK RAIN OR SHINE 2:30 p.m. — TWO SHOWS — 8 p.m. L«c*l Stock RicMen FREE! Bring Them Along Children 50c —Admission— Adults $1.00 Special Section Reserved for Colored New Manager Selected For Chicago White Sox CHICAGO, May 24. (U.P.) — Jiimcs J. Dykes, ninnngcr of the Chlcngo White Sox since 1034, re-, signed today, IL was announced by' I'liilnUelphln . 22 21 21 17 13 13 12 AMERICAN I.KAGUE W. L. Pet. 13 ,675 16 .570 .568 ,553 ,548 ,3C1 .351 .343 Boston . Nrw York . Washington Detroit . . '81. Louis . . Cleveland . Chicago 27 22 16 IB 15 14 10 9 Pet. .771 .629 .533 .529 .455 .424 .346 LEAGUE W. L. ....IS 10 19 10 13 13 13 16 1.8 20 15 13 11 12 8 Pet. .655 .655 .552 .536 .600 .407 .400 .286 There are 108,202 miles of urban transit routes In the United States, over which 89,240 subways, street cars, trackless trolley coaches and gas-operated buses operate. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Chattanooga. Little Rock at Nashville. New Orleans at Atlanta. Mobile at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUK Boston at New York, night. Brooklyn at Philadelphia, night. Chicago at Pittsburgh, night. St. Louis at Cincinnati, night. AMERICAN LEAGUK Detroit at Chicago, night. Cleveland at St. Louis. Only games scheduled. The subways, street cars, trackless trolley conches, and gas buses .273 travel more than 3,284,500,000 miles Hi Fishermen! FOR SALE Minnows, Roaches and Redworms. Please bring your containers. C. R. COLLINS 571 Chiciiasawba il For Your 1946 Summer Wardrobes Sport Coats 32 50 and 35 Wash Slacks 3 95 to 6 50 Remember— If It's For a Man MEAD'S Will Have It! Sport Coats Cooily Tailored in the Fameci Shops of HART, SCHAFFNER & MARX This is going to be a big Sport Coat Summer . . . You'll see these popular coats after hours at the Country Club . . . and during working hours in the stoes and offices . . . during.the evenings at the popular swing spots—Good sport coat style sets no color rules . . . neither are patterns restrained. But the must be properly tailored, Hart, Shaffner & Marx tailored these coats and they're right in every detail. MEAD'S 322 MAIN STRUT CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Costs So Little" Week Days: Starts at 7:30 p. ,n. Friday and Saturday DOUBLE FKATUKE "Pride of the Plains" with Bob Livingston and Smiley Burnette "Singing Sheriff" with Bob Crosby am) Fay McKenzie Serial: "H-uders of Ghost City- No. 7; Also Cartoon SATURUAY OWL SHOW STAHTS 11:30 p. m. "Eve Knew Her Apples" with Robert Williams and Ann Miller Serial: "llaunlcil Ilarbur" No. 12 Also Comedy Sunday and Monday "UP IN ARMS" with Danny Kaye Also News and Cartoon New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVE1CY NIGHT Miitinec Saturday &. Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Sjl.-Sun. l^ Conl. Showing "Comfortably Cool" Friday The Very Thought of You with r • -HIS Morgan n" '. Dane Clark Also Shorts Saturday .unnin' for Vengcancc"| with Charles Slarret SERIAL AND COMKDY Admission 14c and 30c i| Saturday * OWL SHOW 1 "Apology for Murder" PLUS COMEDY Admission He am] Me Sunday anrt Monday "Sentimental Journey" with John Payne and Maureen O'Hara NEWS ANi) COMEDY R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark.} Bo* ofliee opens at 7:00; Pictafe .: , : starts at '7:15. '• ; Friday 'and Saturday ' .'•; "the Glqy'":j : ..' with Gilbert Roland • ; •'•' Starring the "Cisco Kid" Little Lulu Cartoon 2nd Chapter of "Haunted Harbor" Sunday and Monday "SPELLBOUND" willi Ingrid I5crcm:m and Gregory Feck Thc maddest, love that ever pos- ] scsscd a woman. The picture yon I have been wanting to sec. Also RKO N'cws Jinil Sports Review TflE&RElUXORA •PRIDE Of THE COMMUNITY* Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Friday and Saturday 'Both Barrels Blazing' with Charles Stnrrelt and Tex Ifarriin£ Serial, Chapl. 1 "Jungle Raiders" Shorts MIDNITE SIIOW 7i Starts 11:15 p.m. ' (I The Hidden Eye Edward Arnold. Frances RafTcrty Shorts . «nd Knurl »y Our Vines Have Tender Grapes Edward G. Kohlnsnn, Margaret O'Brien, James Craig, Frances Giftord Fai amount News and Shorts

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