The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 28, 1947
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PAGE SIX Dodgers Defeat Giants 9 to 8 Cardinals Trounced By Cubs as Feature •Of Games in Majors NEW YORK, April 28. <Ul>> — Major league teams traveled today toward te first intcrsectionjil games of 1947, with the American League going West and Die National Lca- gve coming East—and the Brooklyn Dodgers were girding for their first real tests. < N the Dodgers edged the Giants yesterday, 9 to 8, to hold their one- game lead over the Chicago Cubs, who trimmed the Cardinals, 3 to 0. Western teams filled out the rest of the first division—Pittsburgh third and Cincinnati fourth- The Phils and Braves, favorite "fall guys" for te Dodgers, were next • and the world champion Cards were tied for the cellar with the Giants, who have broken even with the Dodgers In four games. ' Western teams—particularly the Cards and Cubs—were tough foi ihe Dodgers Inst year and Brooklyn stayed in the race only by taking 17 to 21 from both the Braves "and Phils and 15 of 21 from the .Giants. The same formula is working this year—Bbston and the Phils haven't beaten Brooklyn yet. Yesterday's Dodger victory was scored in true Durocher fashion, although the deposed Llppy was "far away. A ninth-inning squeeze . bunt by Eddie Stanky brought In •Marv Rackley from third base with the winning run to climax a courageous comeback after the Gia'l s Jed by 8 to 4 starting the seventh inning, carl rurillo's two-run homer In the seventh made it 8 to G, Cookie Lavagctto's homer, a walk and Pete Reiser's double tied it in the eighth, and relict pitcher Gene Thompson gave up two walks, then hit a batman to fill the bases in .the ninth. Two were out when Stanky bunted. Cards Lose Another '. Johnny schrnilz' four-hi'. pitch- Ing was too much for the Cardinals. 'Bill Nicholson doubled home the first Cub run, and two more scored in the eighth on Andv Paf- Vo's single, a walk, Stan Musial's Chicks to Ploy Gosnell Nine at Air Base Tuesday The IMythevillc Chicks open the second half of the Mississippi lounty High School Baseball LKM- gu c when they meet the Gosncll Pirates at (he Air Base diamond omcrrow afternoon. The Chicks defeated the Pirates 16 to 1 In the two teams first encounter. This, however, was both teams' first game of the season and neither team played sattslac- tory ball. Leon Walcton, elongated Ictthaml- er of the Chicks, will probably get the starting nod (rom Coach Joe Whilley with Lloyd Koontz probably ' aoing the receiving. Waldon who has seen service in two game? as a relief hurler, will be making hi s first start tomorrow, if lie doua get the nod from Whitley. -Handicapped by a useless arm, the big southpaw catches throws and btts with his left hand He drew cheers from tlie fans ii the Chicks' first game with tin Pirates when he stepped to Hi' plate, took a one handed swm al tlic ball and drove a long sin gle into left field. Other mcmoers of the probnOI lineup will be. Dudley Hardy, firs base: P. p. Foster, second base limy Wixscn, short stop; Dai Caldwell, third base; Shanlcy Hooi left field; Bob Mullen, center lie! and Jack UuclOs or Harold Traylor, right field. Game time is 3:30 p.m. hls'.ory, 3G,9G1, wa.s rewarded by a double victory Jor the Cincinnati Reds over pillsburgljj (j to 1 and 2 to 1, the latter in 12 Innings. Eddie Milter batted in three runs in ! the first came. Frank HumnlinlU singled Angle Cialan home with the second-game victory after Gal- Ian walked to open the 12th and took second on a sacrifice. Th c Phillies beat tlic Boston Braves twice by identical scores of 5 to 4. A squeeze play In which Etnil Verban .scored on pili^ier Dutch Leonard's bunt won the lirsl game, and Jtm Tabor's ninth-inning homer gave the Phils the second contest. Despite n 1 to 0 defeat by Washington, the New York Yankees took first place In the American League I because the Brownt beat the Chi•s cago White Sox twice. Sid Hiulsoi •error, 'bon' Johnson's single and a ! spoiled "Babe Ruth Day" for 5H hit batsman. Loser Murry Dickson . 3M Yankee fans with an eight-Ill allowed five hits. I pitching job and n single in t v • The largest crowd in Croslcy Field I eighth inning which started In" DOLLARS -TO DOLL UP YOUR HOME- New fixtures, new paint job, repairs — make your old house a new home. Get the cash with a F.H.A. Loan from G.C.P.C. Up |o 3 years to repay. 122 W. ASH ST. BlYTHEVltlE Phant 2921 GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CQBPOBATiGK COTTON SEED Saved from Breeders' Foundation Seed DP&L 14 Delinted & Treated Germination Average 96% only a few tons on hand FLEEM&N GSN CO. Manila, Arkansas or Call Fred FIccman, 2923 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, 'APRIL 28, 1047 Going to School Is Fun BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN LEAGUK W. L. New Orleans .......... M Jhattanooga Nashville Mobile Birmingham Atlanta Little flock Memphis Pet .:O3 ii-13 .538 .•167 .429 .400 .315 .308 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. Brooklyn ^ Chicago V Pittsburgh « Cincinnati . 7 Philadelphia 'J Boston J New York 2 St. Louis 2 Pet. .778 .036 .545 .538 .000 .500 .322 XO, AMKUIOAN LEAGUE W. I. New York I '1 Cleveland ^ ' Chicauo 5 '! floston 5 • Wiishinglon . -1 ' Detroit •! : St. l^ouls '. I Philadelphia 1 < Pet. .KiS .02 r> .558 .MO .500 .'M4 .40') .333 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAOUE Memphis 3-G, Mobile 'J-'!. (First game. 12 innings; second game culled end of fifth, ilarUnesi'i. Chattanooga 3-10. Atlanta. 1-4. New Orleans 1-3. Little Uock 4-2. Nashville 20-4, Birmingham 0-C. Grapple Vets Match Wits In Tag Tangle 'Pour veteran grajiplcrs will figM It out In the lag feature of Monday night's wrestling pro^Tum :it tlic American Legion. Red Roberts and Stocky Kneilsen will incut Lefty Pacer and Ted Bell. Pacer and Bell obtained quite a name for themselves last week In their rout of the Welch brothers, Jack and Joe. Pacer, a 200 pound cx-erldder, lias had his bid in for n return mulch with Kneibcn for the past several weeks. Roberts and Kneilsen .ire two of Hie roughest grapplcrs in this circuit. Big Red has been absent from the local arena for over it couple of months nnd Promoter Mike Me- roncy picked him a gold partner, for Monday night';> welcome back' ceremonies. Roberts lias been wrestlim; in this cjrcuit for years. He has also HC- quircd n name for himself around ilyllievillc for his dealings with the ivorltcs of the name, flow he got :ie name of "Red" Is somewhat f a mystery. For as long as nvjit iti/.ens of Blythcvillc can vemem- the top of his head has been ns lick as a marble lop desk. In the two one-fall pielimlnary Hatches, Roberts will tnngl* with iell nnd Pacer will swap hold?; wilh Kneilsen. Starting time is 8:15. Come To: U-DO-IT LAUNDRY With Those Dirty Clothe* Open 7 a. m. Close !>:30 p. m. Tuesday and Thursday Nights Open Till 9 o Clock 323 North 2nd St. Those taking precedent-Gelling' i!y lying and costing Pennsylvania Slate College find goiny to school fun. C _ course nt CKC lind goiny to school fun. Doris Dilt- inann lo»!(s on as instructor Clcoiyo Harvey shows Mr. and Mrs. 1 <3_. Larry McGrcal hov/ to lie a lly to loader. . Elizabeth Atden's 'Jet Pilot' Entered in Kentucky Derby KY MX) II. I'E'I'KJISKV United Press Sjiorls Editor LOUISVILLE, Ky., April VS-- Snchii! luck (iDscrlcd Mr:;. Eli/n- :jelh Ardrn Clrahain ami her Maine Chance Farm last year, but the feel- ini; was urowini; In the liard-hnnt country today that thinn.i ;nuv be evened Ul> when the 19-17 Kentucky Derby is run on Saturday. Although of the pi c-Derby I won tile Pimlico Futurity and (in speculation Hilda either Phalanx orMshed. second in the Arlngtoii Fu in the favorite's vole. 1 , a \ turity atid the G'omtnomvcaltl lot of raciny people (hink that Jet Black Wave would be the chainpi. of two-year-olds, for the ulicoin cult went 1-Iast to win me Nurscr> Slakes at Pinillco. the National Stallion Stakes at Behnont and the Tre- niont at Arjucdiict. Those victories alone wjrr pnoirjl lu make up for the $-11.01)0 whic Mrs. Cir[iham paid for JCL Pjlot i th:i 1045 yearling sains, iyjt he l.xic Pilot. Mr.s. t'irahain's color- bearer In the 13rd renewal of Ihe classic., is underrated find could take it all. It would be quite a thine if ''ct Pilot did for it was here on Dcrhy Day last year when he niMle his first start. The day before Mr;;. Graham had lost all of her good two- year-old:* except Jet Pilot in the Arlington Race Track nre. Jet Pilot was spared hecause he Viad been shipped down liete aion^ with her 194G Derby hopefuls. Those hopefuls Included Lord Ttos- well. Knockdown and Perloc'. Bahrain and whon she mimed all three t:i go in the Derby, the M Chance Farm entry wjss iOi:;n'v!ed as almost a sure tiling. It '.va^ b : .\cV;cd down to almost even inoncy, bul at the finish none of the three was around as Assault won U'jiri!" :r.vav. Loi'fl lloswell funslipfl foiu th. Knockdown fifth and Pe;fee- Barrum ninth in tlip 17-hat. r ;e iifld. That seemed, until 10!li at least, to ruin Ivlrs. Gfaliam's hopes of 1-1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 5-5, Boston 4-1. Brooklyn 0, New York 3. Cincinnati 6-2, I'itlsl;>.ii[;'i second name 12 inningsi. Chicago 3. St. Louis 0. AMERICAN I.KAGUK Philadelphia l>. Boston •',. Tir-, uniniis, rain; second gar.ic r.iimi nit. Washim;ton 1, New Yor^. 0. St. Louis 4-1. Chicago ?.-'!. Detroit at Cleveland, rain. winnitiK tlic Dcrb yhccnn.ic Jet Pi- 1 Stepfather, Star lot at best wa:> a "c|ucscion marl:"' at the time. He looked nood in winning his debut by nino letigths. But Hint was only one rac:. A month later, however, it was bein:i pjin- dicted that the son of Bh.'nluim- Slakcs. In 12 stnrlr,, he va.s rail: out of the money twie, but thosi who were so hi|;h on Jet Pilot coult?t otf a bit bncanse he didn't seem I like any distance over a mile. Mis two year old carninf;.-; wcr SI57.830 and he had pickod up Sll. 000 as a three year old, winning th Jamaica Handicap in onu of hi two stints this year. [ lie still has to prove that he can go well at a longer distance, but] the impressive workouts he has turned in since being shipped to I Churchill Downs from Jamaica in- uicate that the inilc-and-a-quartsr Derby distance may.not be too lon^ for him. As things shape up now. -let Pilot! be one of 12 who '.'.ill r;o in the run for the roses. In addition to Phalanx and Faultless, the other probable starters are On Trust, Stepfather, W. L. Sickle. Star Itc- ward rtlskolnlcr, Liberty Hoad Built)!. Proof. Double Jay and Cosmic Bomb. Four of the Derby probal-.Ies i".ay run In tlie Derby trial tomorrow— Reward. Jet Pilot and Faultless. The others will not race again until the Derby: Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta at Chattanooga. Birmingham at Nashville. New Orleans at Little Hock. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at. Cleveland. Only name. Read Conner News Wani Panama Hals Cleaned & Rcblockcd The Johns Shop 503 W. Main NATIONAL Open date. LEAGUE New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVT5RY NIGHT AXatince Saturday & Sunday Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Hal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showln POWER MOWER Last Time Today "THE SECRET HEART' with Clauilelle Cnlbcrt ami Waller l*iilL;con Selected Shurt Subjects around the. \viunlns; run. Uuridy Lewis drove, him in with another single. i 'liie lirovviis won the first 0,111110 with the White Sox, •! to 2. Roim; on to victory after Al Barilla's inner broke a I to I '.ie. Vettl Stephens' Ihrcc-nm homer In the eighth inning settled tin' .second Bailie. •! to 3. despite a liiple play bv the Sox with Jerry Whi'.te on third and Walt Jmlntch on first. John Dcrardino hit to tlic third baseman. Wilte wns caught Hying 'n score. .Indnich wns trapped between second and third anri licr- ardinn wa.s nipped oft first. Boston and the Athletics battled to a 0 t~.> G tic stopped by ruin as the teams went into the 10th inning. Rndv York hit a two-run homer for Boston. | Cleveland and Detroit were rain; eel out. j Yesterday's star: Sid Hudson o i the Senators, whn shut out ihe I Yankees on ci^li' hits and scored ' the only run of the s;amp niter lie , got on base with a single. 'onesboro High Coach directs Summer Program JONEEEORO. Ark., April 28. (UP) —Olareiu-e G?is. athletic director if Joncsboro High, has been elected to direct the Jonesboro Snm- ;ner youth recreational program The program goes into effect June Tuesday 'Dangerous Millions" Tiiyii»r anil Dontia Drake Also Short Subjects CHAMBLIH SALES** Sales — Studebaker —Service Cars and Trucks of OutslandhiK Quality and lOeonomy •^ Expert Auto and Truck Service if Motors Rebuilt if Klcctric Welding if Tractor Repairs We specialize in truck service, any makr, any model. Our Paint and Body Shop is complete . . . brine your car to us for the best all-around work anywhere. Completo l,ine of Stuilebuker 1'arts. other makes, too! NO JOB TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL —We Have Several Good Used Cars For S.tlo— CHAMBLIN SALES R. II. & Ash Sts. LKX CHAM KLIN Phone 21i).-> IJILL CHAMHLIN GATEWOOD GROCERY Phone Ark.-Mo. State Line on the left at the Arch ',<! VI. 7 Crown 1.35 Kinsey '. 1.35 Schcnley . 1.35 Philadelphia 1.35 Three Feathers 1.35 Hill & Hill 1.40 Old Taylor Four Roses 1't. 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.75 4.35 2.85 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 6 4. 15 15 15 15 15 40 90 50 Beer per Case $3.35 GAS, reg > Cigarettes .... 17.9c; Ethyl 19.9c £ per carton $1.55 >; Local A I.onjj DlMance Moving Oomp«t«nt HMp KB,] MBlDneat A4»- qn»t«ly :r*a«ra<t Contract U»Rlln| • Qd Iflic. 9etvlc«ft. See the Rotoflo Power Mower on Display in Our Showroom PAUL BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 122 East Main St. Thone 101 lllylhcrillr. Ark. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SEED SOYBEANS CERTIFIED IMPROVED ARKSGY ^ EARLY MATURING . . Foundation Slock—J<>irect From lirccdcr Recent lest proved yields 3 to 5 more bushels per acre and stands up better than Ralsoy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. Monday & Tuesday 1800 W. Main I'hone 85G-857 DANNY KAYE. ^HEKID idK&DQn RKO News anrt Short REFRIGERATION—24 Hour—REFRIGERATION Sales Service Repairs AIR CONDITIONING WE AKE ABM: TO OFFF.R YOU <!UM.iFii;r> ENGINEERING IN SALES, llEl'AIKS AND SERVICE. Walk-In hoxcs, Beverage Coolers, Display Cases, Air Con- dilionins Uriils and used Kcfrigcralioii Eiiuipmcnt of all kinds. 715 W. Ash—A. H. Johnson—Phone 2188 or Poole Motor Co., Steole, Mo., Phone 49 . BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION 1'HICF, ANYWHEUK! Reserved Scats on Sale al the Lesion Arena from fi p. m. Every Monday ADULTS -ir>c —'CIHLDUEN I5c Monday, April 28 < ra * I?OX SKATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH STOCKY KNEILSEN and RED ROBERTS versus LEFTY PACER and TED BELL ALSO 2 I-FALL, 30 M/NUTE WATCHES Lefty Pacer Red Roberts Stocky Kneilsen Ted Bell PRICES MAD O|ifii at 7:00 p.m.; Slarls 7:30 p.m. NSE! CHIROPRACTOR .* "Health Is your greatest asset. Cliiruiirnclic is the surest road to Health. Au investment in n Chiropmcllc Health Service will add lo your wealth of health." Hours 9 to 12 and 2 to 6 Neurocalometcr Service Dr. Torsten Lindquist Guard Hldf?. HlytlicvHlc, Ark. I>ast Time Today "The Thrill of Brazil" ICvrljn Ivcyes anil Kccnitn \Vynn Ann Miller T'aramounl News; Also Khorls Tuesday PAL NITE THREE ON A TICKET' Iliigli neaumonl, Slicryl Wal Serial: .lark Armstrons Also Shorls BOATS FOR SALE Made in Blythcvillc by MIKE MERONEY CYPRESS and PLYWOOD Tlie Meat Ixmt Tor the Bip I-uko area. Hiuulmulr, sturdy fonslructinn—nnly Ihe bebl nialcriiils arc used in Uiesc bo;ils. Sec them NOW!" Now on Display a.1 The Blytheville Motor Company, Today's Water For ^ Tomorrow's Pep If you fr-cl rundown, if your system seems sliis- Blsh. drink the celebrated Mountain Valley Mineral Water—it is a natural aid for faulty assimilation and elimination. Mountain Valley assisls the kidneys, stomach and uladder to function properly. Pure- tasting . . . not a laxative. 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