The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 10, 1949
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PAGERS WLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MAY 10, HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL LKAGUK Giants Turn Back Chicago 7-2 For Seventh Straight Victory; Cardinals Clip Brooklyn 14-5 •y Br Jo« Rtlchler :]i (Associated I'rew Sporli Writer) ;J On« »w»llow doesn't make a spring'and one week doesn't make n -•eason. But during the past seven days the New York Giants have been !vi* near perfect as a baseball club can be. '."Si Here are some of the amazing feats accomplished by the team ex- 1-perU safd could give away more runs than the hitters could irmimlacturc: ;:."i Including last night's handy 7-2* • "triumph over the Chicago Cubs, the ^'Giants have won their last seven Starts to lake a game and a half •lead in the National League race. ';'." The club's pitchers have gone the ".route in all but one game. And ; .n that one, Sheldon Jones, who wont all the way last night was removed for a pinch hitter after allowing only one earned run in eight Innings. Giants Grt 48 nuns In six of the Giants' last seven games. Leo Durochcr has used the minimum nine men throufihout •' Only a pinch hitter and a two-in' Ding relief job by Hank Behrman last Thursday marred a perfect week. Giant pitchers Clint Harlung. Larry Jansen, Monte Kennedy and jones—have allowed only 14 runs In the last seven games. The Giants meanwhile, have pounded enemy hurlers for 48 dur- IIIK the week. Vern Bickford pitched the Boston Braves into second plnco. a came and a half behind the Giants, with a three-hit 4-1 triumph over the 7 'pirates. • The Braves got eight of their 10 hits and three runs oif loser Mnr- ry Dtckson. Marv Blckert and Jimmy Russell paced Boston's attack with three and two hils, respective- 16 Big Guns of Golfdom Begin Firing Today in Tough Goodall Round-Robin New York . . Uoslon Brooklyn . .., Philadelphia . Cincinnati . . St. Louis . .. Pittsburgh . Chicago . ... W. .. 13 .. 12 .. II . 10 .. 0 .. 8 L. •J 9 9 II 10 10 12 11 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York W . 15 Detroit 11 Cleveland , Chicago . .. Philadelphia Washington Boston . Louis . . ly. The St. Louis Cardinals snapped a three-game losin? streak by thrashing the Brooklyn Dodgers, 14-5. to move o.nt of the cellar. The Dodgers dropped into third place. R half game behind the Braves. Tigers Thump Yanks A pair of rookies—Eddie Kn7,ak mid Tommy Glaviano—sparked the Rcdbirds' 15-lill attack against six Dodger hurlers. Knzak. the league's leading batter, rapped out * single and grand slnm home rvm to drive in five runs. Glaviano drove In four mates with a single, double and homer. The American League leading New York Yankees received a stir prising 4-1 setback by the Tiger In Detroit. Young Ted Gray limited the Bronx Bombers to five hits tc outpltch Vic Raschi. All other American Lcaju teams enjoyed R day off. The sched «led nisht game between Clticln nati and the Phils In Philadelphl T,'a» postponed by rain. Too Few Runs Reported Tn yesterdr.y's issue >f the Com ler News it was Inadvertantly n ported that the score of the Ai morel-Osceola baseball game Sun day afternoon vas 1-0. The correc score should have been 16-6 In l of Armorel. Estimates place the Indian popi lation of America, at the time Columbus' voyage, at approximate 860,000. Pet. ,CiO .571 .550 .171! .471 .-H4 ,aaa Pet .150 ,011 .600 .50(1 ."TO .-170 .471 .150 SOUTHERN I.KACUK cw Orleans irmlngham . tlanta . ... ittle Rock . [obile ashville . . W 15 12 17 11 10 7 hatlnnoogn fi IcmphLs 4 Pet. 052 .1)32 .611 .519 .551! .438 .353 NEW YORK, May 10. M 1 ;—The* big guns of professional golf began assembling today for one of the louphcst tests of the rugged tournament trail—the Goodall Round Robin at (lie W.vkagyl Country Club. A hand-picked field of 16 of the nation's" top sliolmakei's will fire a»ay at each olhrr. Every man matches lii.s game against that of (he other 15. The field includes Hie top performers ol the winter circuit, Lloyd MaiiRrum of Chicago and Gary Midtllcroff of Memphis; Sam Sncad of White Hiil[>hur Sin-Ings, West Va.. the rrcenl masters victor; Hyron Nel.son. llie inrc-lianicnl Texan e.sbnvnm a mild comeback, and Bobby IXK'ltc of Huiuh Africa, among others. Herman narron. the White Plains, N. Y., veteran, is defending champion. Completing the Held arc Chick Ilnrhrri, Clayton lleafncr, Fred Haas, Hob Hamilton, Jimmy De- uuiret. Jim, Johnny Palmer, Dutch Harrison, Vic GhezKi and Ski]) Alexander. This year the tournament will lie scored on medal play rather than mutch pluy. In the intricate system, each nlnyrd is graded according to how he lures in an individual duel with each nl (he other 15. For every stroke he i:i'ts on a foe he Is awarded a plus point and for every -stroke e yields lie is charged with a minus mint. There will be one round Thurs- lny. two Pridiiv, one .Saturday nntf •me Sunday. The players will go ut in foursomes. Barons Edge New Orleans By 8-6 Count By The Associated Press A big third inning—during which they chased five runs over liome- plale—gave the Birmingham Barons an 8-6 decision Monday night over the New Orleans Pelicans, holders of llrst place in the Southern Association. The second place Barons have been in a neck-nnri-neck race with the Pels for the top spot the past few days. First one and then the other lias had the lead. Atlanta scored twice In the sixth and another pair In the eighth to whip Ihe Mobile Bears, 5-2. Ken Humphrey blasted a three- run homer to lead the Little Rock Travelers to a 7-4 victory over the Cb.itlannofja Lookouts. The Travelers' new outfielder Hal Simpson hit three singles in four trips to the plate and scored 1 two runs. Memphis was rained out at Nashville. Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 4, New York 1 Only grime scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 14, Brooklyn 5 Boston 4. Pittsburgh 1 New York 1, Chicago 2 Cincinnati at Philadelphia, posl- xnied rain. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION' Little Rock 1, Chattanooga 4 Birmingham 8, New Orleans 6 Atlanta 5. Mobile 2 Memphis at Nashville (2) xined rain post. Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Detroit Philadelphia at Chicago Washington at Cleveland Boston at St. I/mis NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Brooklyn. Chicago at New York Cincinnati at Philadelphia Only games scheduled SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night pames: Memphis at Nashville. Birmingham at New Orleans. Little Rock nt Chattanooga. Atlanta at Mobile. MEMPHIS. May 10. i,TV—David A. Prager—the pndsy 23-year-old man who supported two wives nnrt two basketball teams while makiiiB a S'.'00-a-inonlli salary—pleaded guilty vc-iterrlay to etnbe^zlemcnt. He wa.s sentenced to between three am! 10 years in the slate penitentiary. He was charged with em- bezy.lii^ $10.12-1.17 from the Hunt- Berlin Coal Company during the year he was employed there. He was are.stcd last month as he stopped off a plane [rom Los An- celcs after a week-end visit with his 10 year-old bride. His other wife, the mother of his year-old son. lived here. Shortly after tils arrest. Pvagcr old rcixirters his plight wa.s clue lo ovc—thai he fell in love with another woman while he still loved his wife. Police said he subsidized both boys' and cirls' amateur basketball teams, spending lavishly on them. No binaniy charges have been iil- ecl. The second marriage took place ill M'ssif.sippi and Memphis |>olicc snid authorities In that slate had the say-so en that subject. Four Men in Tie For Top Honors On Skeet Range Four men tied for top honors In trap shooting at the Air Dasc Skeet Range Sunday afternoon with total of 24 targets broken jut of a possible 25. The fo..r top shooters were Bill Brown of Leachville, Jim Goodrich of Osceola, Prank Whitworth and Fred Plceman of Blytheville. Second high honors l n t/ap .shooting went to George Bartholomew of ^Blythevlllc and June Chiles of Osceola with a lolal of 22 breaks. Herbert Shippen of Osceola and John White and c. B. Wood of Blyiheville, each hrol:e 21 targets. In skeet shooting C. B. Wood and C. G. Redman, both of Blytheville, tied for top honors with 24 out of 25 targets broki.i. Gcorg Bartholomew of Blytheville was second high idth 23 breaks and June Chiles of Osceola, third with 22. A total of nine five-man squads used the new trap shooting facilities yesterday afternoon with eight squads firing on tile skeet range. The Air Base skeet and trap range Is being opcraied two afternoons a week, Tuesday and Sunday, by the Bljrthevill«! Gun Club, a non-profit organization of Blytheville sportsmen. Canny and Hall Take Decision In Tag Match Brother* Roy and lot Welch found the going a little rough last night and dropped a decision to Bill Canny and Pints Hall In the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling taouLs at the Legion Arena. Canny and Hall took the decision by slugging their way through the two falls after dropping the first In one of the roughest matches ever staged here. The old Canny-Welch grudge highlighted the show as It flared n the early rounds and added spice .0 the battle In the late stages. And because of this grudge things got out of hand on a couple of occasions and Referee Mike Meroney had to Join' in Ihe melee. Things started fast and furious with the action developing into free-swinging, street fight tactics early. The Welchs came out on top In the first round defeating Canny and Hall in 12 minutes. Hall was the first to go in 10 minutes, a vic- lime of a brutal fistic attack and a body pin applied by Roy Welch. Joe Welch took care of Cajiny in two minutes in the same manner. Canny and Kail bcean their rally with the opening bell of the second fall. It took Canny only seven minutes to eliminate Joe Welch with some pile driver blows and a body smother. Hull used body slams and a pin to defeat Hoy Welch eight minutes later. i The third fall was almost a replica of the second with Canny using a crab hold to make Jce Welch give In after 10 minutes and Hall using body slams and a pin lo defeat Roy Welch five minutes later. The Welch brothers took both of the preliminary bouts with Roy defeating Canny in 18 minutes with body slams slid a pin in the first and Joe winning over Hall in the second with an arm bar in 20 minutes. Texas A&M Again Favored to Win SWC Track Title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., May 10. I/P>— The 1949 Southwest Conference track and field meet to be held here Friday and Saturday will be blegcr than the 1948 show at Houston. Final tabulations reveal that 117 athletes will compete In the Friday >rcUmtnaries, the pic): at Hie crop oing Into the finals Saturday aller- loon. As was the case In 1948, Texas A. ind M., a favorite to cop the con- erencc track title for the third tralglit your, will send the largest ;roui) of men to the meet. The 3adets have announced a list of 28 Mitrlcs, one more than the host .cam, the University of Arkansas. BLVTMEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m jaturday and Sunday. Continuous showiite 'rum 1:011 p.m. Tuesday EVEUY TUKSDAV IS SCREEN TEST NIGHT "LADY LUCK" with Holier! Vouur, Barbara Hale, and Fr;mk Morgan Also Shorts Head Courlei Want Ads. HEATRE OSGEOLA OUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Hui Office Opens at 1 Week Nis Sliow Starts a| 7:30 Malinee Silturda) & Sunday Lit 'I p.m. willi continuous showing T ui'.s day Wednesday & Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "HELLZAPOPPIN" wild Ol-seJi *fc Johnson and Martha Ha ye "BUFFALO BILL RIDES AGAIN" with Richard Arlcn and Jennifer Holt Also Short I/.irjc Signature John Hancock's signature on the Declaration of Independence was so Inrpe that his name has been synonymous with signature.*) ever since. RTid Courier News Want Ads. Weldon Hurls Victoria Over Lcachville by 14-4 The Victoria Red Sox walloped and Leachville Independents 14-4 Sunday afternoon behind the excellent pitching of Lee Weldon the Red Sox ace hurler. Welrton got the third strike by 18 Leachvillc batters and also led both teams in : hltlinc with three out of five including two doubles, driving in five runs. Pinlcy opened on the mound for Lcachvillc, but gave way to Skow- ncss after bciiiR blasted with seven hits and eight runs. Red Sox will play Leach- Shawnee Boxers Arrange Matches With Leachville JOINER, May 10.—A team of Shawnee High School boxers will entertain a trlove team from Leach vllle High School in n dual meet at the high school gymnasium here Thursday night. This will be the second meeting of the year (or the two teams and Lcachville will be seeking to revenge the victory gained by ths Joiner team in the first meeting last month. Thursday night's first bout Is scheduled for 8 o'clock and the card will include between 15 tmd 20 bouts. One of the feature attractions will be a return bout between Leachville's Bill Sain and Shawnee'E Sonny Housaman. In their first meeting Sain took the decision. Leading the Shawnee squad will be Johnny Harrison, who won the Northeast Arkansas Golden Gloves' 160-pound title at Osceola last January. Harrison had a relatively «sy time with his Leachville opponent Bill Brown in the first meet. MUIUL'S BARGAIN NIGHT! 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