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TAGE EIGHT BI.YTHEVIU.E <ATIIU COUR5ER NKW« WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, Ark-Mo Softballers Lost Pair Of Games and Slip Into 3-Way Tie; To Face Motormen Tonight Th« Ark-Mo Kllowaiters, who havp led Hie city Stiltball League ilnce opening night, foutiri theniseh'es iti a two-day thiiri-place tip with SnllivBii-Nefstm today fo!lu» p hig tlieir twin defeat at Walker Park nighi at the hands of the BlyDievilie Jaycee team. The Kilowatters flubbed away (lie iTgulation .seven-ianing first jtme by » 7-1 score and then droiiprct a 6-5 drcisicn to the same Javrre. team in the inning and a half .second game winch was a make-up ot a protested game o[ June 21. + 18 Trotters to Vie For Rich Purse In Hambletonian And the Kilowatters face the grim possibility ot being sliovf-d even further down the league ladder tonUht when they tanele wilh the second-place Blylhcnlle Motor Company Motormen in a make-up of a vained-ont game. Tlii? will be the Kilowailcrs final league contest of the season and only « victory wil] save them from sllp- pinii; into fourth pluce. But the odds will be against the power company hovs for. in all probability, they will be fai-iiis Er- wln Jones, the Motoimcn's mtvf ball »ce. In tonleht's striisele. A victory for the Motovmen will put (hem (n first place for the time this season and they imdi erl'y call on Jones toniaht. leav- Newsom Defeats Travelers Twice Big Bobo Gets Credit For Both Victories os 'Noogans Take Pair Rv (lie AssiH'inleri IVfss The Birmingham B.uon.s picked i up'l.e. 1 name in I he race for' lh(* Southern Association pennant. Now Orleans look third place in HIP .standings — Lowly Memphis u hipped the- mighty Nashville Vote arid Chattanooga def p.Hcd 1,1 tile Rock iti a .loi.blehMd?. 1 . Rut Hobo Newsom was the boy in the Southern last CiOSHKK. N.Y.. Anp. 10 -i,IY- The 24tli Hamb' -taniiui slnke. the world's most famous harness racing j •'-- J " comes up for decision today i HoiK>, who hafl pl:n«'ci for of thp big .ensue teams and .still would iike no'.hiiife hrUev vhan another R , , picuiresrnip Good Time Park. Wilh 18 ihree-yeai-otrls, firam of tlie (rotting hu.^ine^s, entered the old timers wore pi'edU'tiitg a ivifJe-opeci affair. Many of the top drivers on the firtf'grand circuit, from 76-year-old Ben I to 29-year-old Del C;ueron. j aiul won .y>lh his games. Bulky Bobo. now pllrhLng Banuini of ihe mi=he.<;, whipped Little Rock 10-6 and 9-6. Thf victories were New,som's 14th and 15th einht defeat.s, While- Bobo bumfoozled Little . shucrt to be ine Ted Fisher to fare the Holland i shooting for top the monry in Lions in their final game tomorrow niRhl The whole story behind Ark-Mo's twin loss was In (he Kilowatters 1 sloppy fieldinp and the JBVCCPS bip: bats. The nower boys erred on several crucial occasions keening r starUr Stewart Gurlc>* iu almost! constant hot water. I In the first game the Jaycees Owcns _ came from behind to tie the .score j ^ ox scores: at one-all in the third mtiine « 11f 1 Phillips Motor then took the lead In Mie f-fih with a two-run outburst. They scored foi i r more in the .si x t h to send Gurley to the bench with Billv Denton taking over, nenton pitched scoreless ball In his one and two-thu'ds 11111111^5 hut His effort was too late. Harvey Don is went all the way for the Jaycees and pitched good ball In spite of the six hits he al-'Totals lowed. He was effective In thr j owm* clutches and (tot good backing from | over c his team mates. j j Hayne/ In the abbreviated second game I Yotmp Ib . the Jaycees scored four runs in the j Ward ss bottom half of the .seventh after j Re two n cf . the Kilowatters had scored three j B. Haynes p $69.791 purse. An expected rrnwd of 20.000 or more probably will establish Baug~ awfly Uie 3 \o 1 favorite, desp.lft nis Wins; hick draw for post position which siwe him the No. 18 spot in lh e bulky field. Button got three lor three foi lips Holiingsworth If Mullen 3V> James tb KoonU rf Baker p Mitchell ss Matheney c Dnrlos cf douse 2b 3b In their half of the inning to gain » 6-5 decision. The game was started In the last half of (lie sixth Inning wilh -the Jaycees bulling,! nobody, out and the score tied at , Totals Van Patten 2b D. Williams rf Sutton If AR .. 4 4 .. 4 . . 4 .. 4 4 . . S . 2 .. 3 32 AH 4 . 4 . , 3 . 3 . . 3 .. 3 . , 3 .. 3 two-all. Three straight hits and R couple Ark-Mo Moore 2b Long ss Rounsavall c Perry Ib ... Roush rf Morton cf . Wilson If Chitmon It Brav 3b I Gurley p _, of Ark-Mo errors gave the. Jaycees the necessary CUILS in this game. The big blow of the last Inninc uprision was Kd Hall's long double to left (ield which sent tsvo runs scurrying home. DorriA worked for the Jaycees in this contest and De.nlon lor the Kilowatters. in the other game'last ul^ht the i Phillips Motor Company Fordmen moved into the league lead with 8-0 shutout victory over Ihe Owens! j^yr^ s Druggists. The Fordmen got she- j ' Fat lon H hit pitching from Billy Baker and • Ha j| c they pounded Billy Haynes 11 hll"; rJoyd 5S including a fourth Inning home "in j rjorrls p by catcher Frak Matheny. ] rj uc i 0 ' t 3^ The victory gave the Fordmen a j Rawlings Ib 10-4 record for the season and itp^aliba rf . . , WR* their final league contest o£ I Crowe 2b the season. Hollingsworth and i Webster cf James led Phillip';' hittlti? wi*h' three and two hits respectively and Totals 30 AH .. 2 . 3 .. 3 . 3 . 3 .. 3 . . 2 . 1 .. 3 .. 3 :. 0 26 AB .. 4 . . 4 .. 4 .. 3 .. 3 . . 4 .. 3 . . 4 . Rock, Memphis was whipping Nasli- thetvillp 8-7 iind Birrnmgham was clos- 1 int> 0*11 Mobile 3-0. The, combination of I hasp two sames put Birmingham iii front of the race by two and a half pames. New Orleans look over third place j from M^hi'e wilh a 4-0 victory over ihp easily beaten Atlanta. The game was tlie second consecutive shutout foi the Pelican* over the j Crackers. ! Durin? h« outing of the I night Bobc gave the Trnvs only , j .seven hits and three earned runs. | I He had trouble In tlie first three j i innings bin six Chattanooga runsj 1 were ei.oush lo (all back on. He j | never allowed Litilc Rock lo get 1 ahead. ] First, btt.senian Al Flair, who hit i weakly v hen he played with Allan- Sports Roundup Huch tulkrton Jr. DOUBLE TROUBLE—Stan Musia). the man who causes so much trouble in the National League with ills potent bat, chucks Pitcher Howie Pollct under the chin during club house joviality. Th* Cardinals' lop left-hander already has 13 victories behind him year. HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL LEAGUE |Victoria Defeats i Luxora Tigers iTo Tune of 6 to 4 1 St. Louis Brooklyn . . New York .. la earlier in the .season, hit a homer I Boston in eac»- giime to tual-te Newsom's ] Pn^lndclpma job easier. Little Rock hit New.som freely in [ (he second same— 13 times— but oion.y in the second inning did their u'hils ac^oni):lish nuich. Chattanooga 0 i bunched its power in the third for 1 ; five run.'; and that was all the hulk- 0 , ing Bobn needed, ' 0 i Cinchmnii ! Chicago W .. 65 .. 65 .. 54 S3 .. 53 . . 47 . . 43 .. 40 .G25 : .513 .500 • VICTORIA. Aug. 30—The Victoria Red Sox edged the Luxora ; Tigers 6-4 last nisnt in the first game of a five-game series Lo be -«;! i played between the two teams. The Vie- on!) .456 .406 .374 Lesnevich "\Meeis Charles i For NBA Title AMKKICA.N LEAGUE W L New York 65 33 Cleveland r>l 43 ; Boston . 60 44 j Philadelphia 50 47 I Detroit 53 49 i Cllirngo 44 61 i Washington 37 65 : St. Louis 34 II Pet. .631 .587 .571 .557 .542 .419 .303 i .324 game was played at Osceola. J. T. Conners started toria and was touched By Will (iriiiuSej IKor Hush Kulleiton. Jr.) NEW YORK, Aug. 10— W) —Prom the looks of things you'd, expect i Uncle Sam to be worried about his tennis-playing nephews. Our international white pants brigade is beginning to show frays around the edges. The country's best amateur, Ted Schroeder. Indicate; he'll quit chasing tile pellet after this year to tend to his west coast rtrlgeratlon business. Gardnar Mulloy is 34. Prank Parker is 33. Billy Talbert is 30. These principal defenders of the Davis ^tip are "old tnen" as lob and drop-shot specialists «,o. The national champion, 21-year- old Richard 'Panchol Gonzales, has been something short of a ball- of-tire since lie surprised by wading throimti the field a year ago at Forest Hills. Rxit don't \vorry about the Davis Cup ecttina away anytime soon, comforts Allied ^fan. non-playing •ani-^n of the U.S. team. "We would miss Schroeder, nat irally, or any of the other old •eliablfs. 1 ' Man said, "but our tens future is far from bleak. "Gonznles lias everything bu tempcrment. He is inclined to real the wrong moments. When outgrows this he should be one of (he greatest players thL country has ever had. We have « lot of other fine looking youngsters. There's Art Lar- of San Francisco. He's pin strong fights recently asains' Gonzalcs and Mulloy. looks like < real corner. "We're also counting heavily ot Vic S?ixas and Herb Flam, who are our first teti, tb come through In the still younger crop we have Gil Bogley. the junior chimpion from Chevy Chase. Md., and Ton Trabn-t of Cincinnati. Kinder Hurls Red Sox to 6 to 3 Win Over Yankees; Cardinals Keep in Step by Nipping Reds Br Joe RelcMer Associated Pres* Sports Writer If the Boston Red Sox ever catch up with the New York Yankees n Uieir season-long American League pennant chase, most ol the ciccHV lust be given to their much maligned pitching staff. In tlie last five weeks, while the Red Sox have picked up six »nd half games on the front-running Yankees. Boston hurlets have pitched 5 complete games In 34 starts. They've won 25 of them. On July 4 he Red Sox trailed the leaders by 12 games. Now the margin is (ive .nd a half. #•—- .— Miners to Hoyti For Sunday Tilt On Ball Diamond for for three hits but gave up eight bases on balls and all four of Luxorsi's runs. He gave way to Bennett In. the ninth when with one out I.ux- ora rallied two runs and had two runners In scoring position. Bento 1 2| NEW YORK, Aug. 10—OFi—E7- zard Charles ruled a solid to 18 favorite to punch 34-year-old Gu.s Lesnevich full of holes tonight at Yankee Shuiium in the first defense of his nrwly-won NBA heavyweight boxing championship. The 15-i-ound bout Is scheduled for 8 p.m. ICST1. Only 49 days after he cautiously outboxed Joe Walcott to win the ! Bh-mingham i Nnshvillc . . Ne 1 ^' Orleans SOUTHERN I.K.AtllJE W L sa 13 .... 65 48 61 53 I pet.! nctt fantTe.d the next two men end the game. Frltx West went, all the way foi ! Luxora and gave up time hits, six runs and fanned nine. The two teams will continue the! series with either tomorrow or Fri day night at O.sceola and a double' ! header at Luxora Sunday. •61R r Qrt ,. Mobile Atlanta . . Little Rock . . Memphis . . . . 60 . 5* 51 . -19 . 47 .535 .526 .474 .447! .422 .395 \ crown, the lean 28-year-old Cincln- j nati N'eRro rushes to the post in * j an effort to convince New York "sceptics of his right to be called i "champ." '] No matter how 'soon he may! •LUtnoclc oul CHis. if at al). Charles I -•rft'lH be champ iu New York stale. Eddie Kagan, chairman of tlie State I Athletic Commission, has ruk'il the I winner musl meet Lee. Snvnlti or • "some suitable opponent" before he ' gives his official blessing. Ezznrd is kiile in the other 47 stairs. j Lesnevich is prepared to .shoot the works early. The vet from Cliftside. Pnrtc. N.J.. can punch with cither hand. HP says he will KO In Charles' body but may surprise by headhunting witli his stiff left hook. Ezzarrl is expected to weigh in at the Garden today at about 178 tnunrts. Lcsncvicli. now icstiut; aL his New Jersey home, probably will hit 182. Yeslerdi\v's Results AMERICAN l.KjUKIE Boston fi New York 3. night. Philadelphia 8 Washington 3. Cleveland 9 St. Louis 2. Detroit H Chicago b. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 8 Chicago 3. New York 4 Boston 3. Brooklyn 8 Philadelphia 1. St. Louis 4 Cincinnati 1. SOUTHERN' LEAGUE Chattanooga 10-9 Little Rock 6-6 New Orleans 4 Atlanta 0. Memphis fl Nashville 7. Birmingham 3 Mobile 0. Luxora Wright ss Lutes cf .... Coleman 2b T. George rf . . . F. C.eorpc If . . Wixson 3b Kochenrierfer c Pnymond Ib West p Totals s- Victoria Rennctl ss-p . . Baker rf Speck 2b A^habranner In Walls II Fdwarris 3b-ss . Harris rf White c Connci p-3b . .. Totals A.MKR1OAN I.F.AGUt; New York at Bastnii. Philadelphia at Washington AB . 3 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 4 4 4 . 4 3 31 AR .. 4 . 5 . . 5 Ellis Kinder, the Red Sox's rlglit- landcd ace. is the latest to go the oute. He finished what he started a '. niglil. heating the Yankees, i-3. for Hs 13th victory against ive loss PS. Kinder permitted (he Yankees 13 hits. Including a pair of home runs by outfielder Hank Bauer, but an early 5-0 lead furnished by 8tr- dle Tebbetts and Ted Williams carried him through. Tebbetts narked one of Vic Raschi's ""erings for a two-run homer in the second, and Williams duplicated the catcher's feat in the third. I>om D[Ma£J*io Stopped A rapacity crowd of 35.691 wa.s. njade happy by Boston's first vie-1 tory of the season over Rascln. a note of disappointment crept in. however, by the Inability of Dorn DiMngeio to prolong his consecutive game hitting streak. The Red Sox centerfielder, who had hit :n 34 consecutive games, was held hitless in five trips to the plate. The trlnnph. Boston's I2th in 15 starts, left, the third place Bo- sox still a game behind the runner- up Cleveland Indians. The Tribe whipped the St. Louis r^wns 9-2. The Number Nine Miners will continue on the road Sunday going lo Hnyti to play the James Store, nine. ^ Last Sunday the Miners took W- 6-3 decision Irom the Ridgley, Tenn.. independent nine !n a game played at Ridgley. Grover Whittle went all the way for the Miners Riving up but five lilts G. Morris worked all the way for Ridgloy and was touched for 13 hits ' Bill DeLong led the Miners at bat with three hits in four trips. Ridglcy's five lilts were distributed evenly among five players. Bob Feller straight -nd gained his 10th victory four til of (he season as the Indians ended a three-game losing streak. Tile star right-hander aided his own cause with a bases-loaded single In the fifth and a double In the eighth The fourth nlace Philadelphia Athletics and fifth, place Detroit "These are future ' nip materia Timers won their games. The A's so you see our assembly line hasn't ai(icd h >'. 15 bascs °" balls - - bc-n Idle." While reporting the U.S. won't lack for talent. Man did not underestimate the opposition. "Australia and South Africa are going to be particularly tough the next few years," he predicted. Last Gasp Clevelatxd Pilot Lou Boudreau Is booming ca-ey Stengel o! the Yankees for "manager of the year" . . . Jaroslav Droboy, the Czech without a country, has v.-ritten tennis friends he will arrive here Aug. 20 . . . Prank shaughncssy. president of the International League, explains the succe-ss of Jackie Robitwon. i Larry Doby a"d other Negro stars I in baseball this way: they recog- I nlze the challenge and are trying a bit harder than the rest. R 1 1 t) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 "I — o i j Former Blytheville Grid 0 °,Coach and Mrs. Bynum 4 K II | 1 0 n 2 0 o 1 i! 1 2| 1 1 \ \ n n i \Vltrhrrafl Protection The burning of the yule !o? custom slt<rte<5 in Ent'lanri and ils purpose was to protect the home acrtinsl witchcraft during the com- year. Parents of Bouncing Boy It's a boy for Coach >nd Mrs. Firman W. INI?) Bynum of Arkansas Polytechnic College, Rus- srllvillf. El&hl-p«unrt, eipht-niince John Martin WAF born to the Bynums al Rnssrllvllle Sunday. He is their first child. Cnach Bynum visitcH friends in Blythevillc yesterday and last ni»ht bill returned to Russellrflle this morning. He coached at Kl>- Ilieville Hi;ti School in 1946-V1. ed W shiuston. 8-3. and the Timers walloped the Chicago White Sox. 11-5. The A's are now 7 S {. games behind, the Tiger* 9. Brecheen Wins 9th Brooklyn and St. Louis continued in their first place National League deadlock. The Dodgers whipped the Philadelphia Phils. 8-1. and tlie Cardinals won from Cincinnati, 4-1. The New York Giants protected their hold on third place by edging out the Boston Braves, 4-3. In the only daylight contest, the Pittsburgh Pirates slugged the Chicago Cubs. 8-3. Rookie Carl Erskiue hurled three- hit ball for Brooklyn. He lost nis ituitoul in the ninth when Bill Nicholson tripled and scored on a elder's choice. Southpaw Harry Brecheen permitted the Reds only seven hits and did not issue a pass to post his linth victory for the Cardinals. He iclped his cause with a single and trinle. Bud Canada Takes Time Off From Grid Drills To Card Hole in One CIIICAC5O. Aug. 10—M> ( _His 18- hole score was not-so-hot 107. but Bud Canada, former University ot Arkansas fcotbill end. didn't mind. His strokes included a hole In one. Canada carded the ace on the 150-yeard fourth hole at Edgewood Valley Country club near LaGrange. III., while playing with Clyde Scott, tiis former team mate at Arkansas, and two other men. Canada and Scott were taking off from practice of the college all-star squad, with which they'll play a-. sainst the Philladclphia Eagles hert Friday night. BEFORE AND AFTER—There is a tremendous difference between Joe DlMaKgio. the victim of America's No. 1 heel, and the Yankee Clipper clouting home runs :n clusters. School Picketing Halted By Fort Smith Court FORT SMITH. Ark. Aug. in. fAP! — Electrical workers union pickets have withdrawn from a F":rt Smith schrml repair job in compliance with a court order. I Ciirui'. Judce J. Sam Wood, silting a.s rlv.incellor. yc.sterday i-Miori a lenuHiray injunction against pk-k- f-tins by the FYirl Smith Electrical Workers U:iion Local >AFL* at the Lincoln Hi£h School wliere a WS.- COO : h ei:air and remodeling project is tnidei way. St. Louis al Cleveland Chicago al Detroit. NATIONAL l,i:.U;tJE Boston al New York. BronXlyn at Philadelphia nvight>. Pittsburgh at Chicago. Cincinnati at St. Louis (night). SOUTHERN LEAGUE All night games: Memphis at Chaltanooira. New Orleans at lin niin^ham. LUItc Rock at Nashville (2>. Mobile at Atlanta <2>. The U. S. Constitution makes no mention of education, leaving this matter to the individual stales. Cards Sign Catcher WALTHAM. Mass.. Aug. 10— < —Paul McCabe, 19, has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals for 1950. A catcher, McCabe will report to St. Joseph of the Western Association in March for spring training. Ilie lii lhal (dti'l \ awa T'll/S f.S I'.IHT OF RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday S; !'hnrs<1»y "MISSISSIPPI RHYTHM" with .Miniuir Dnvi 1 ; antt Vnt:i Ann Borp NCAVS A- Comedy NEW Ktpx ^.Mn•ll^ IX.i'l, IMV> i:|Nl p.m M;ltincf .•>;Unr(]^i A- Sunday :iL-Sun 1 n.m Com Shawm Manila, Ark. Stinws 5VKRV Ml;HI i/tSSTTK/ TV /M/17&t XT/ SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 2 Mil« North ol Hlythcvillt Bos Office O|H>ns at 6:45 Show Starts 7:30 Put Che Nash Airflyte to the acid test. Drive it. Compare it with any automobile you've ever known. Where else can you find a car that offers iuch perfect oerodynomfc stylfng . . . such ample passenger room . . . such amazing economy of operation? Just try to match the 1-plece curved windshiefd in all models ... the Umscope . . . Twin Beds . . . and Weather Eye conditioned air comfort, You'll find it's impossible to match the value of the 1949 Nash Ambassador Airflyte or Najh "600" Airflyte. Wednesday "FLYING TIGERS" with .Tnhn Wayne, .'nlm Carroll, and Anna Also Shurls Thursday K- Friday "THE UNTAMED BREED" with Sonny Tufts Barbara Brillnn, and George "G»bby" Haye (IN CINKCOI.OR) C & W CLEANERS IS THE LATEST look for thtir trucks «a the streets BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE !ihtiw Starts H'eefcda;> 1:N p.m Saturda} and Sanda.r; t'i»ntin««a» showing from 1:M p.BL \Vt'dncs<lnv l'hurs<1ay t,\", r;R.\!N MUJTKAI. SPIUITJ .MrKl:sR<)\ A ROHRISS. Inr. txclusive DiMrihiilors, Little Kork "KISS IN THE DARK" with ll.ivic! Mven and Jane W.vtnan Also Shorts Shelton Motor Co. 215 South Second I'hone 413S Wednesday * Thursday LE FEATURK) "ROCKY" with RocMj Mcttiwtll "THE TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE" wilh Humphrey B«Karl and Walter Huston j ! Serial: "G-Mtn Never Forget"* Chapter It There's a reason! "JoA- Kalcd" trucks /t( the job. Tliey reduce opuraliug cost« . . . lasl longer . . . and are more de(>end,i!>le. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. * "Smith's Kinr-sl Srrvicc" see us for Bo» llflict Opens »1 7 Week N Shott SUrls at 7:.^» Mallner Saturrta> * Sunday at i p.m. with continuum ih«wln». Wvdnesdav Thursday "GUNG HO" Randolph Scott Robert Mitchum Grace McDonaM Abo Shorts

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