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PAGE EIGHT JBLYTHEVILLE (AUK,)' COURIER NEWS Blylheville Juniors Score Track Victory In Joneshoro Meet ..'limp ^ Winning first. place in all events except the high £n!cl 50 yard dash, the' Blytlieville Junior High defeated the Joncsboro Junior Hitfli School whirlwinds : 56-37 in the District 4 track meet licltl yesterday at Arkansas State College in Joncsboro. . Blytheville .High school won the* District 4 class A championship by ' forfeit, being the only A school in the .district to sponsor a track team this Spring. Csceola defeated Enrle 18-15 to win the class B championship. All three of the Mississippi County teams will complete In 'he state meet to be held in Little nock next Friday. Charles Lutes, fleet footed athe- lete of the paps, was the big gun in the meet, carrying" off first place in all three events Ihal he entered. He won first In the' 220- yard dash, 100-yard dash and was the home-stretch man on the Bly- thevllle 880-yard relay teanl that won the event. A muddy track and cold weather slowed the times down considerably fith times and distances In most events being far below par. Cold weather and lack of time to make complete arrangements limited the number of entrants in the district affair to only two'teams. However, very few schools in District 4 are sponsoring track teams this Spring, it was pointed out. i Results of (he events were: 100>;aril dash. Lutes, Blylheville, first; Reed. Blytheville. second; and Lawrence, .Tonesboro, thirt!: time 11.214. 60-yard.dash; Lawrence, Jonesboro, first; Lum, Blylheville, second; Troxell. Jouesboro, third. Timc-73. 2iSO-yard dash. Results of thc events arc as follows: • 100-yartI dash-Lutes. Blytheville, first; Reed, Blylheville. second: Lawrence, Jonesboro, third. Time- 11.2V.;. - f 50-yard dash-Lawrence, Joncs- boro, first; Lum, Blytheville, second; Troxcll, Jonesboro, third. Legion Teams To Begin Play Tomorrow The raylhcvlllc American Lo- toin Junior baseball te.ini will officially open il.s sehe'luio tomorrow afternoon when Coaches ja-; Whiilcy and Nick Shivc: / 'take] Ihcir learn lo Manila for a game wilh the Manila Ltglin tcnm. members of the Legion learn of lasl yeai-. Several of thc players are members of thc Blylheville High School sqnad also. Coach Whitlpy slalcd lhat h? would nol name a sliti'li::g lineup until game time Sunday and Ihal, he expected to use all boys lhat make lhc trip. Blythcvillc will play 1U fiiv.l home game May 4 when they meet Steve Ralph's oscm'.a Legion learn at the Air Base dliiuion-l. A tentative schcdul-j for the Blythcvillc Legionnaires Include games with the Arkansas i,ei',lon champions, Ihe M. M. Elwrls Post, No. i, O f i.iuic Rock, nil Springs, Forrest Cily. Tine HSnrf, Jonesboro, Fifth District champions ot last year, and Jackson. Tenn. Game time for Sundays lilt is :30 p. m. Arkansas Coach To Speak Here Razorback Booster Sponsoring Mentor's Appearance Tuesday John H. IJarnhi;!. head coach of the University of Arkansas will be the principal speaker at a rc- oryanl/.alion meeting of thc Chick- asawiia Di.slrict Chnpler or the liazorbark Hoostcr Club Tuesday night al 7:45 o'clock in Ihe cluij rooms of the Junior Chamber of Commerce in Ihe Anthony Building. O.ST.'ir Fcnfller, local attorney, wounded today. The meeting will consist of local" eitiz'iis who' arc interested hi Die University and the Razorback football learn "regardless of whether they :ne alumni of lhc u of A or not". Mr. Fcndlcr staled. Special privileges will be extended lo members of the Hooslcr Club in oblainini- s«-al s at the Arkansas- Texas and Arkansas-Olc Miss football KRTiirs in Memphis this Pall. "Everyone who Is Interested in the 5t:»le of Arkansas and the University Is being asked to JTinj Ihe Riiicorhark Hooslcr Club," Mr.| Fcndler sulded, "and Ihcre will be. rcMue. a lurinhcr as long are lhi<v are really inlereslcd in lhc school a;"' I lip football t/>am." II is expected lhat Coach Barnhill will tell of Die prospects of l.hc 1947 edition of thc Ra'nr'oacks. Following the mcHini; lie will show pictures of Ihe IBlii Cotton Bn\vl elastic b^lwcen Ihn I7"2orbarks and t)'« Linlsinmi B'iito Tlniversitv. Mr. nnrnhlll has been invited tn Vr 1 (sues 1 . sp-'nkfr ot Ihe Blvthcville Lion* Clu'j al Hip renular club ' incelif'" Tuesday unnn. Tie will jil- I r.n visit. Ihe Blvlhcvillo schools' ' and deliver short addresses '.o i incmhrr.s of tho student bodies, 1 Mr. Fendler sui<I. 1 Ctwr.li HiimhiU will come, (o niv- 'villo from Jonesboro where ho will spcnk b'''nrc the Joncsboro Booster Club Monday. A Top Horse As Two-Year-Old, Double Jay Figures in Derby SATURDAY, AHUI/ 20, l'J'17 Double Jay. Johnny liilhcrt U]>. 220-yard dnsh-Lutes, Blylhcvillc, first; Reed, Blythcvillc. second: Ezell, Jonesboro, third. Time-25 seconds. • 440-yard rmi-Htttchcrson, Blytlic- viTie, first: Smith, Joncsboro, second; Ezell, Joncstoro. third, 'rime -03.4 840-yard relay Blythcvillc, (Mini. Hutchcrson, Rccrt and Lutes) first; Joncsboro, second. Tlmo-l minute 48.4 seconds. DiscUES-Donner, Blytlicville. flrsl; Merrill, Joncsboro, second. Distance -95 feet. . Shot putt- Reed. Blythcvlllc, rlrsl: Donners, Bl.vthcvlll ( > second. Dis- ance-38 feet 4',! inches. High Jump- Merrill. Jonesboro. first; Ov.f ns, Blylhcvllle second Hclght-4 feet 113-8 inches. Broad Jump- Lum. Blythevllle, first; Perclful, Blytlieville, second; Ezell, Joneshoro, third. Dlslancc- 16 feet 1 inch. Only three events were held it the class B high school meet will only .two schools represented. Osceola-was represented by n squac of five men while Baric, thc otho entrant, only listed one entry in the meet. The 100, 220 and 440-yar< runs were the oniy events held h th'e high school affair with Join Mc'Guire, Earle's entrant wlnniri first- in nil three runs. The times of thc events were: 100- yard dash, 11.2 seconds- 220-yard. 24.5 seconds: m«l •HC-yj.Vd, CQ.5 seconds. Osceola won the meet through second and third place points, 18-15. To Honor Babe Ruth Tomorrow LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 2G- <NKA> A big money winner as a two-year-old, Double Jay has not entered any of thc Derby trials this year. i While wintering at Oaklawn Park, ftot Springs, the c!ark brown colt of Balladicr out of Hnjoni- hoL was worked dally and Is here, •eady for the big one. Almost, forgotten by turf tans' luring thc running of Hlalcali's I Flamingo, The Experimental, Jam- lea Handicap, and The Wood Memorial in which Faultless. Cor- ilsh Knight, .Jet Pilot and Pha- | mix look le headlines, the $77,500 winner has not been overlooked by vlnter book handicappcrs. Double Jay gets his raling from his record of last year. KEW YORK, April 20. lUl')—Tl -c comes back lo "!he house tint Ruth built" tomorrow as baseball -eJeuratcs "Babe nuth duy" with >rief ceremonies. Ruth, still weak from a nccfc operation performed in January l a e tho t'tiest of honor nt Yankee Sladium, tho huge ballpark which his maRnctic personality and nomc-rnn hitting bul made possible. I' will be his "flay" in nil other orjjanivcd buscball parks, loo, and Ihe other ninjar leasiie stadiinis will hear the Yankee Stadium speeches from their own loudspeakers. Baseball Commissioner Albert Chandler, who conceived the idea, snicl lhat Francis Cardinal Src'l- ninn would own the ceremonies with an invocation. Chandler Says He Sfrill Loves Baseball NEW YORK. lApril 26. (UP) — Happy chanrllef inslslcd loday Ihal he slill "loves baseball" and lli.it as its commissioner he slill intends to "keep In clean." Chandler, speaking last night a a dinner in his honor in which tlv •Mutual Broadcasting System an noniiccd new world series broad castiim contracts worlh $050,000 I baseball, said that a plan had -been Oul in 10 meets, the pride of the nidtscwood stable took n all .six times, placed thrice and showed once. In tlie Garden State Stakes at Camden he won over Faultless. Miss Kimo trailed him In the Newport Stakes in Rhode Island. The James 11. "Connors Memorial was his, too, over Donor. Double Jay is no stranger to Churchill Downs. He capped his running beating Lookouts Move Into 2nd Place Edge Out Atlanta; Other Southern Games Rained Out Hy WAKKKN 'V. SC'IIWKI) (United I'rcss Spurts Writer) ATLANTA, aa.. April 2<j. (Uf'l — Bert Nlehoff's Chattanooga ball- tosscrs, confortaMc settled in second place, today were casting covetous glances toward thc front- running New Orleans Pelicans. Oil lo a slow start In the Southern pennant sweepstakes, Ihe highly-regarded lookouts were gathering momentum rapidly in their drive to cut down the lead of the Pels. The Lookouts admlnistccd a 4 to 3 trounclni; to Ihe visiting Atlanta Crackers last night, and cut the lc-i<] of Die idle New Orleans nine to two and one-half games. The Crackers' veteran righthand- er Shelby Klnney shutout 'NooKa over the flrsl five frames. Then in the top of Ihe sixth Atlanta pushed two runs across n«ainsl the lookouts' slender southpaw Bill Kennedy. Undaunted, Chattanooga came back wlih four runs in their half of the stanza. The Crackers threatened again in the eighth and scored once with Alex Znkowski trudging in from the bullpln to quell the uprising for Kennedy- The loss plunged Atlanta into a fifth-place tie with Little nock. leaving Nashville nnrt Mobile tn possession ot third spot. Inclement weather postponed other Barnes. as a two-year-old" here by I Yesterday .the Chtcks received Education for the Ken- Pitching reinforcements from the Chispx Edge Cut Cleveland; Tigers Win \ NEW OTtK. April 20. <UI>> —' Clashes between the left and riant which have featured the front l>nECS. headlined the sports page today as Hal Newhouser, best south- Pttw in baseball, wa:; schoduK-'d lo oppose Bob Feller, head man among righlhandcrs. Dclroil opens a two-game sel at Cleveland and Cleveland manager Lou noudreau said lhat Feller i would be used because it is hi s rc- ! yular lurn—every fourth day. i Newhouser, Ihe Detroit Tiger bell- wclher, also was pitching in his regular turn. i A first division spot rode on Ihe game. Cleveland, which suffered n 3 lo 2 defeat at Chicago yesterday, is in thiiVi place while Detroit, a 0 to 5 winner over the SI. Louis Browns, was lied for fifth, but only a half-game behind Ihe Indians. The Philadelphia Athletics whipped the Boston Red So:(, 11 to 7. in the only other same played. Uain coach of the HSylhcville nine announced this morning. The fiamc will he p'.aycd at late date with Ihe possibilities n. double-header hci'>K played. May 13 when the two team:; are scl diilctl for Iheir second meeting. caused postponement of Ihe whole National League card and the Senator-Yankee game. The while KOX pecked at Allen Gettcl for one run in each of the first three innings yesterday, then protected the lead \iith goud relief pitching from Joe Hayiies and Frank paplsh. Detroit scored four runs in the last of the eighih inning to take Ihe Browns, who had scored five in their half of tlie' Inning. Jerry Witte's second major league hit, a three-run homer, featured the Brown's rally, and afler thc Tigers loaded the bases, pitcher Frcdf'.jjtl fhinson .singled home a ruB&nid Eddie Lake's f!y brought in tlie winnning tally. 1'hiliwk'lphis wicked rookie Harry Dorish for five runs in (he ninth inning to beat the Dosox. Four singles, nn intentional walk. Hank Mnjeskl's double anil ;i fly produced the runs. Rudy Yolk's tlirce- rim homrr in Ihe third helped Boston to lake an curly (1 to 1 lead but rookie pi tellers couldn't hold lucky Jockey Club Stakes. Double Jay run his longest race al Churchill Douus—one mite all previous distances being six fur- I loiu:s 'IHic Derby's one-mile-and- a-fiunrtct 1 could much for him. prove too Roberts, Knielsen To Swap Grips With Pacer And Bell Monday Red Robert.'!. Ihe bald headed ™ Little Rock, will ,, lat ( ,, cy )cky Kneilsen again- ] „,)„,„ j t tcwRl learn with st Ted Dell and Lefty Pacer JJI'MOII- \ ![i\ct'ic<i • day Nishfs tag feature of Mick [ | jrol |, crs Mcroney's wrestling caul American Legion Arena. and Bell, proved lo Ihe local fans are not lo be overlooked omes lo the underhand he.v worked the Welch Jack and Joe, over to a Chicago White Sox with southpaws Bill Eckhardt and Don Hnn.sk! turned over to Memphis- ! I Nashville also was bolstered with Ted (Porky) Pa«'elek, 1946 Southern ' T.eaRnc homenin kin;;, rejoicing hi.s old teauiinales from Los An- gelcs. And the Atlanta Craekors hoped that Ben Eteiner, Joining them loday in Chattanooga, would j .strengthen their second-base combination. Stciner was returned to the Crax by the Detroit Tigers. The Birmingham Barons meanwhile announced lhat veteran Vcrnon (Rocky) Stone had been put on Ihe waiver list. everything in UNITED INSURANCE Over Guard jewelry sto/« '"*•" A. F. DIETRICH, Ajar. U Neiv Theater Manila's Finest Shows CVI.'RV NlfillT Malinee Saturday & Sunday Knx Optus U'eek Days 7:0fl p.m. •iat.-Kun. 1 p.m <JonL Khnflnr Salunliiy "COME ON COV/BOYS" with "Thc Thrci; M .Selected Slnirl S;iU;rcl;iy Owl Show tt "KORr4TOSPEF.D'j|' a ri!C t'itlurc Also filuirls Postpone Ball Game pier has a knack roiicy around the plus Kfnn- ) for boxing Me- ' ring when Ihe ' Shawnee Wins Baseball Tilt From Gosnell Read Courier News Wain Ads. We arc taking orders for Attic Fans to be installed before hot weather. Call us for estimates MISS. COUNTY LUMBER CO. Phone 445 Tho Shawnee High School In- rtiaiin (Ideated the Gosnell Pirates 4 to 1 in a -Mississippi County Ki^li School 'Eascbnli League contest on lhc Air Base diamond yesterday afternoon. Dean, Shawnee southpaw, striuk out nrn c gcsnell batters ami (javt : ut> only six well scattered singles in lhc .seven-inning affair. Ward, Gosnell hurlcr, chalked np six strikeouts but allowed thc Indians to bunch Ihrce of their six hits in lly first inning; (or three runs, Lewis and Harris, of Gosnell ard Voirmnn of Shawnee, each collcctmcd two hits in tour trips to lead in hitting. Score by innings: Tl 1 Shawnee SCO 1(10 0—•! f Gosnell O'.O COO 0—1 ( major league player pension fund. In remarks before and during thc dinner, he carefully avoided any reference to next, week's henrim; devised whereby tho proceeds fori official allempls to break him from "••- broadcnsllni; would go inlo thc I Hn illegal ) w i t |. player pension funrt.) H Is partner in Monday night's fracas. Kneilsen, who is known IhrotiB-houl the circles here as "the permanent wave", has proved hinn ] 'f lo be one of Ihe meanest bone j twister in this seclioii. He will be a capable parlucr for "Rougli Red". However llieir opponcnls, I J acer' Lirry MsuiFhnil on Ihe cnn:cl to answer possible charges of "Insnu- orriiniiilon," He r.nirt Hint ho wanted to summon MacPlmil anrl the other Yankee oxcculivcs. lin-plale million- niro and ppnrtsiiinn Dan Tonpiiu- "iid eonlractor Del Web'j before him ci'.iielly nexl week and th»l Jin l\nd n ot intciuied for any news "f the henriiiR to h- revcaicrt before they were brnuglil before him. Dudley Downs Torzn In North-South Golf Meet IPINBHURST, N. C.. April M. (UP)—Charles B. Dudley of Greenville. S. C.. was Ihe surprise winner of thc 47lh annual norlh and south amateur polf championship ycslerday whcn he ilowncd medalist. Folire Torz'i of Karlford, Court., 0 nnd 5. Ton™, the Connecticut Stale Gt5- en champion, was swepl to unexpected defeat bv Dudley's two-u'.i- dfr-nar 70 for the morning round. Eight down nt lhc start of the atternnon plav, Tom lost more ground until he was 10-ilown after live holes of lhc second round. Dudley was onc-ovcr-par for thc 31 holes. Chicks Acquire Hurlcr ,.-,..„, . MEMPHIS. TENN., April 20. iurj j th c last uvo years. —Frank Hanskl. lefl handed pilch- el', has been acquired by the Memphis Chlck.s on option frnm the Chicago While Sox, chick Business Manager Frank Longlnotti said lo- day. Hanski pitched for Sacramento ( and San Diego In the Pacific Co.isl i in 1944. He was in service Pacer and Hell, who ave also very scientilic. appeare<i as a team for the first time List week, and return again this week bv popular demand of the blood thirsty fans who hope that they will both be carried out or the ring early in the evening. In the two one-fall preliminaries. I Pnccr will meet Kneilsen and Red Roberls will lani;lc with Bell. Starting time is 8:15. schools, Joe Whillcy BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet .1113 New Orleans Chattanooga Mobile . Nashville . Atlanta . .. Lilllc Rock i 10 . 7 C S Memphis NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh !3rookh K Uoston Chicago Philadelphia . ... Cincinnati New York St. Loiii s AMKKICAN New York Chicago Clrvcland Boslon Washington Detroit Detroit. St. Louis W. . G LEAGUE W. L. 6 3 .51)3 .600 .503 .462 .4 52 .455 .'JGO IVt- .TS'J .7M ,5'll .r>56 .441 .400 .285 .286 Pci. .fi57 .057 .571 .55G .5CU .SCO .sno .280 MToi> than 25 per rent of forest fires In Ihe United . c lntc s arc traceable lo careless smokers. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nit;ht gr.mc.r. Mobile at Memphis, rain. Chattanooga 4. Atlanta 3. Birmingham at Nashville, rain. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati al St. Louis,-rain. New York at Brooklyn, rain. Chicago at ViUsbnr^h, rain. Boston at Philadelphia, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 3. Cleveland 2. Philadelphia 11, Boston T. Detroit 6. SI. Louis 5. Washington at New York, rail 1 odav's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobilr at Memphis. New Orleans at Little Rock. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington al New York. Philadelphia at Boston. Detroit al Cleveland. Chicago al St. Louis. NATIONAL LEAGUE Nen- York at Brooklyn. Boston at Philadelphia. PHI.scnr^h at Cincinnati. 31. Louis at Chicago. POWER MOWER Sunday nnd 'THE SECRET HEAR! with Claiulcllc Cnllicrl iind Walli'r 1'itl^coii Selcctccl Slmrl Kulijctlr; Sec the RotoFlo Power Mower on Display in Our Showroom PAUL BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. K'i. Kasl ainin St. Phone 404 Rlythcviilc, Ark. Coolair Plus Cooling You flick FI switch and :i cooling breeze comes Hooding through every room in your homo! Frcyli, healthful outside air is clrnwn in through doors and windows and up through an attractive ceitia" grille or aulomalic shutlcr into a suction box in the attic. The COOLAIR PAN, mounted in lhc box, blows the'air outdoors :«;ain through altic exhaust openings. See tiic COOLAIR FAN in oat store; you'll \vanl. it for your home. Terms crm be nnangcd. But don't wait, hot weather is just around the corner! Coolair ... Mode in the South For Southern Climate! ITZ -^f*. Jf^. wO>^ ** THEATRE Manila, Ark. T.HSI Time Today _. "Six Gun BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION 1'IUCE ANYWHERE! Reserved Scats or. Sale al lite -Legion Arena from 6 p. m. F-very Monday k , . ... „ ADULTS -loc — CHILDREN 15c Monday, April 28 era* included) _ _ BOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH STOCKY KNE1LSEN and RED ROBERTS versus LEFTY PACER and TED BELL -ALSO 2 J-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Lefty Pacer Red Roberts vs. Stocky Kneilsen vs. Ted Bel! COTTON SEED | /•,: ^ FOR SALE f D P & L 14, Delinted and Treated | High Germination I Only a Few Tons on Hand \ : Blytheville Delinting Corp. | So. 2nd St. Across from Armory Phonos 2860—860 Mr. H. S. McClesky Will be in Our Office May U, 3 and 4 For thc Purpose of Rendering Assistance to Taxpayers in MnJc»ng Their Arkansas Income Tax. Returns. W. W. Watson Inspector with Jimmy Wahcly Cartoon and Kth Chapl-r nf Fcilcral Opcr.Uor !!!> SATURDAY OWL SHOW "SCARED STIPP" wilh -lark H n ley and Ann Savage Also h'borfs Tncsdfiv 1 UvO N't; w.s LI n tl Sli ov t Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7::!fi p.m. I/asl Time Tort ay "Sheriff of Cimarron" willi Kinihi-l Carson. I.imla Sterlini; Siirial: "llaitslitrr of !)«n ()." Also Shorts S;iI unlay .liiditilt- Sfe»w Claris al 10-..J5 II.IIL 'Secrets of a Sorority Girl' Midi ilary \Vi\rc, Kock Valliu AN*) .Short Suhjrt'ts Sunday und Monday "The Thriil of Brazil" wilh • Kvelyn Keycs and Kcenan W>'iin Ann Jliller 1'iirainoiiul News: Also -Shorls

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