The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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FAG* BIGHT BLYTHEVILLE 'ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 18, 1949 White Sox Shut Out Cleveland In Pair, 70-0 and 2-0; Cardinals' Late Rally Defeats Pirates 4-3 Bjr Joe Rek'hler (AnuKl»l«t Press Sporii Writer)* alarm! Chalk up another error for the experts who predicted • two-team race between Boston and Cleveland for the American League pennant. The prognosticates foiled to lake Into consideration Improvement of the so-called weaker' clubs—particularly Whit* Sox and Washington Senators. .Flrat the Nats made the experts* : — running the ovoi'-all the Chicago iquirm by running "P *tn*k ol nine straight. No sooner had the Senators cooled off than the Chison began to sizzle. i The White Sox turned in the eye-lifter of the season yesterday when they shut out tlie Jnrtliui.s twice >t Chicago. 10-0 and 2-0. '.Bill.Wight, the ex-Yankee southpaw, pitched a five-hitter In the opener for his fourth straight victory. He still hasn't tasted defeat Allen Gettel doled out four In his in th* nightcap. .'. A'.i Nip Yanks Tilled Coming through with a snectnc- lilar seven-run outbursi in what proved to be the final InnliiR of Hie second game, the Philadelphia Athletics overcame a 6-0 deficit to lilp the Nevr York Yankees 7-« for i sweep of ilieir donhlehe»drr. The A's also fought an uphill baltle in the opener, winning 8-1 In 11 Innings utter trailing 7-3 going into the seventh. Jughandle Joe Dobson posted ''Is tint, victory of the season limiting the Senators to four hits as the Ret Sox -ihllt out the Naif 3-0. • The lowly St. Louis Browns div Wed a doubles header with Delrol t* make it live victories In thel: lul aeven icames. After the TiRer had won the opener, 9-3. tin Browns came back to combine I hits and 14 bases on balls to wii th« second g»me, 12-4,- BriTM, C.lanls Win - Bonton'a Braves and the New Yor Giants continued In their first plar national league c'eadlock for th third straight day. The Braves mad ii three In a row over the Brookly Dodgers with a 4-0 shutout triumph, •while the Giant* whipped the Philadelphia Phillies. 1-3. for a sweep of their three-game set. •Vern Blckford pitched the shutout for Boston, permitting the fourth ptae* Dodgers only four singles. . 'Chuck Dierlng's two-out double In ttv* ninth drove In the tying run, and Red Schoendlensl's single sent hi the winning rim as the St. Louis Oardlala came up with two runs to ntp the Pittsburgh Pirates. 'Cincinnati and Chicago divided a «oublehead«r, the Heds winning the opener. B-6. and the Cubs taking the nightcap, 8-5. Johnny Wyrostek, whoae ninth Inning homer with a man on base had sent the first tame Into extra Innings, singled hi R*d Stallcnp with the winning run In the 10th. End of "Lavish" Entertainment in Swc Is Ordered HOW THEY STAND AMERICAN LEAGUE cw York .. Delioit . .. Ihicago . .. 'hiladclphla Cleveland . Vnshlngton mslon . .. it. Louis .. W .. 10 .. 14. . . it .. 14 .. 10 .. 11 Pet .640 .560 .538 .519 .MO .500 .455 .295 NATIONAL LEAGUE N'ew York . Boston Inclnnali . Brooklyn >l. Louis Philadelphia Pittsburgh Chicago W . .. IB .... 16 .... I" 12 10 n n 10 Pet .(Mi .64i .52' .-ID .45 .VI .42 .11 SOUTHERN l.EACUK Birmingham Atlanta . ., New Oilcans Mobile . ... Little Rock Nashville . Chattanooga Memphis . W 16 J4 1 14 14 11 9 7 Meet for City Grammar School Grid Title PC .Bl .60 .5«S .560 .538 .478 .31ft .250 Barons Dow.i Chicks Twice To Take Lead By the Assnflalert I'ress Tivo victorim by Birmingham Sunday pill the Huron* back into first place in the Southern Association and made the race more teitre than ever. Between lh<> league leading Barons and sixth place Nashville there Is onlv a three and a half •fume la?.'Fifth place Little Rock needs only two games to catch Birmingham. Birmingham rooted Atlanta out of first place with 7-6 and 9-7 victories over Memphis. Atlanta's three-day league lead ended In a 14-inninE loss lo Little Rock 5-4 New Orleans dropped from second to third by losins a rtoubleheader to Nashville 3-0 nnci 12-4. The Little Rock-Atlanta same was a nowrt pleaser as it was played, but you can't help wondering what it micht have been with a few more hits. Little Rock left 23 runnels on B.ISC und Atlanta 20. The Crackers tied the game up In the first 1-1 nmi look Ihc lead 111 the second 3-1. The Travs picked up another In the third and tied it up in the ninth at 4-all. The Crackers had added :i rim in the eighth. Alex De La Oarza hit a long fly to center, storm:; J"<* Sanford will) tlie winninp run. The second ?;ime was called at he end of the third on account of kiwwi .Lilllc Ho.'-k iJ.'ui scored five runs in the first inning. Sports Roundup by Hugh FullerUn, Jr. NEW YORK, May 16—(/!>;—Bill Connelly, Villanova athletic direct- says he isn't boasting when lie figures Ihe eastern football chamri- ship likely will be settled when Villanova jneets Perm State in the second game of the season . . . And Jim Leonard, the New Jersey asparagus fanner who has taken over the coaching job, backs him ur . . . Leonard is esjwcially high on fullback I'alph Pasqiiariello, who'l have quite a duel with Penn State's Fran Rogel In that contest . . ."When Pasquai'iello Is at his best he could be the No. 1 fullback 01: any college team," Jim insists. "!'l go even further. He could be the best on all but one or two of the professional teams." . . . Big Jim has just one regret over his farming footbull combination. "It that aspar agus crop only matured in July 01 August. I'd really have that 'lean in condition," he says. "You ct nothing but bcird over and straight •n up all day when you harves t." Yesterday's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 10-2. Cle-elam: 0-0. Delioit 9-*. St. Louis 3-12. Boston 3, Washington 0. Philadelphia 8-7, New York 7-6 (first game II Innings, second game 6 Innings). NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 4, Brooklyn 0. St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 3. New York 7, Philadelphia S. Cincinnati 6 5, Chicago 6-8 Uii'sl game 10 innings). NEW Box Opens Week Way* 1 •* »•»• Matinee Saturday & Su ?™ J , Sal-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent Showia* Manila, Ark. "^ Shows EVKKK NIGHT Last Time Today 'DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS" with Lionel Barrymore and Richard Wldmark Also Sharif Tuesday "DUKE OF CHICAGO' with Tom Brown and Audrey Long Also Shorts —Courier News 1'linlos CenliiU's Crimson Title lupiier photo) tind Surtbury will riert at H:iley Field tomorrow night to decide th 1949 city grninjnnr school football championship in the final games of the Chicknsnw Athletic Club's ernmmn School football Lctigur. Both teams are undefeated thus iar this season. Members of Ihc Central tcimi are; front row li'H In right—Bohby Jones, James Buchnnan, Eddie Perry. Bruce Pntton, Tom Him. David Lee Carney, Jackie Thompson, Billy Hurt, Alvin Huffman and Divainc Holi- fleld. Second row—Freddie Akers, Don Brown, ,ioe Hughes, Don Cotielaml, Mickey SlieHon. Jerry Brown, James Caincr, Jackie Shepherd, Duo^las CSrahum, Charles Shanks nnri Sam Lum. Third row—Eugene Still, Bill Atnick, Bobby Bnaselt, Kenneth Fisher, Billy Colston, James Ryan, Danny Cobb, Jerry Nail, Leroy Halt. David Burkllend, John McBriclc anrt Dennle Gentry, coach. Members o( Sudbury team are: front row—James BroRdon. Robin Walsh, Roy Lovelace, Jim callihan, David Chapin, Paul Ooforth, Billy Peterson, Billy James Midcileton. Second row—James Kitchens. Fred imdsRval). Robert Whit*. Re-na George, Allen Shanks. Jim Wnl.son, J. T. James. Norbcrt BlnnkDiishlp. Third w— Simon, conch, Jack Jackson, John Mack Stewart, Leon Lowe, Jimmy Gee, J. T. Mullins, Max Owens, ulrew Peterson and George Xcnos, coach. Dutch Harrison to Play Bobby Locke at L. Rock LITTLE ROCK. May 16—(.'Pi— Hobby l/)cko. South African aee, and E, J. "nmi'h" Harrison, consistent Little Hock professional, will I play in an cxhibhion golf match here Sunday, May 29. the Little Rock Country Club announced Saturday. Horace L:UTV and Andy Cusick of Little Rork will team with the >ros for the nniU-h. Take Two and Hit to Right Bill Lane. Bucknell baseball coach had just finished somB over th tlay'.s signals with his sijiiad before a game . . He sat down on the bench, which wasn't where he thought it was. and did a perfect back flip irrto the dirt . . . Dusting himself off iiftor he had hauled himself up again, Bill told the chuckling nlhletes: "That's a fade- away, the new signal for a bunt The sigi\ is hardly noticable at all." rnnnn SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock 5, Atlanta 4 (second game postponed, darkness). Birmingham 7-9, Memphis 8-«. Mobile B. Chattanooga 6. Nashville 3-12, New Orleans 0-4. Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Washington (Kramer 0-2 vs. Haefner 2-11. COnly game scheduled). 5 Records Fall As Aggies Take SW Track Title Ark., May II!. *P)—The Southwest conference faculty eommttte« will permit no more "Urljri entertainment" of high tchool thtletes by boosters of con- f«renci college!. < Th* committee, meeting here Saturday, reported such entertainment faad been »howered on six Texas prep athlete* In efforts to Influence them to ntlend colleges within thr ootlference. The committee adopted 4 resolution sitting that In future e«*5 of this type the athletes may fc« ruled ineligible to play at the •ollefM Involved. ; Th* committee also voiced Its »pprov»l of the National Collegiate Athletic ; Association sanity code. Most of the conference members Hid they would send representatives to » meeting with Southeastern and Southern Conference members •t Atl«nt» M»y 28. The meeting hu been called to discuss the code. NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nisht games: Little Rock at Ai'.anla. Chattanooga at Mobile. Nashville at. New Orleans. Only games scheduled. Riley to Return To Blytheville For Mat Melee Ace and a New Record Scored at Little Rock And all in One Foursome LITTLE ROCK, May 16— f/P)—A hole-in-one and a new course record were.scored flt Rock Creek Country Club golf course here yesterday all in the same foursome. Frank Cruikshnnk marie the ace, his third on the 95-yard No. two hole. The Bill Martin scored five birdies on the nine-hole par 35 layout to set a new record of 30. FAYETTEV1LLE. Ark.. May IB. Ti—The Southwest conference, will send some of the finest trackmen its history againsi the Big Seven oop In the nmiual "duel o[ cham- ions" next month. Holders of six records will be inong the Southwcst's represen- itlves. who were determined in nat conference's track and field I leet here Friday and Saturday. Texas A- and M. won tlie Rcmth- vest team title and produced five lew records. I Lee \Velc3on. of the Victoria Rer Pwrt of these were set by J. D. • Sox, pitched seven innings of hit- Hampton. The seemingly tireless ; i cs s ball yesterday atternoon a.s he ' Victoria Red Sox Win 70 to 0 from Leachville State Football Officials To Meet in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, May 16. W) — Arkansas high school football offi- cinl* will meet here May 21-22 to discus* rules for the 1949 season. All Arkansas schools next fall will play under rules of the National Federation of HlKh School Athletic A.«oc\ations instead of the college code. Direclinit the program here will be H. V. Porter, of Chicago, secre- t»ry of the National Federation. Read Courier News Want Ads. Tex Rlley. the firry Texan, turns to the Blytheville wrestlli ring tonight after a brief abscn to display his talents in Ihe t match main event of Ihe Americ Legion's wrestling bouts at the Mei orial Auditorium. Htley. » 210-pounder from Mu shoe, Tex., will team with S Nelson, a newcomer, against Finis Hall and Henry Harrell in the team wrestling main event. Tonight's performance will be Ihc first In this circuit lor Nelson, a young Swede. He will \veigli in at near the 205-poiuul mark find Is rated by Promoter Mike Mcroncy as a top performer. The other two contestants on tonight's card. Hall and Herrell. are both veterans of the local ring and have appeared here recently Hall Is a hold-over from week's card. Tn addition to the no-minute limit two of three falls main event two one-fall preliminary bom* are on the card with Harrell meet- Ing Nelson and Rilcy taking on Hall. uliioi ran the mile in four minutes 17.1! seconds nnri Uvo miles in Ray HolbrooV sprinted 440 yards in Ihc record time of 473 soronds. Hot! Hall sped over the 220-yard low Hurdles in 22.8 seconds, erasine from the record hooks the names of Rice's Fred Wolcott and Arkansas' Clyde. Srott. Tlie other record-brcakine per formnnce was hclrt by Ihc AgRle mile relay team. II's time was 3 minutes. 14.0 seconds. Perry Samuels of Texas hrcanin the. fourth co-holder of the conference's ion yard dash rcrovrt when he broke Ihc lane In 95 seconds. The blond Hampton's (rat In Ihr wo mile run broke the conference's oldest record. The previous mark of 9:32. 4 was established i" 1935 by Sandl Ryquivnl of Texas. blanked Ihc Leachville Independents 1D-0 In a pame played on thn Victoria diamond. The Victoria ace up only twT hils over the nine inning route bath coming in the last two innings. He received strong support from his teammates who pounded two Leachville hurlcrs almost at will. Pintey started on the found for Leachville but aa.s relieved in the fifth by Shownes, formerly of the Chicago White Sox. Speck and lennctt paced Victoria's hitting •ith three hits In lour trips each. Clothiers Tied With Hot Shots In Bowling League The Meads Clothiers anrt the Hot Shots of the City Bowline; League will meet tomorrow night at Ihc. Chitwood Lanes In B play-off lo determine the league championship. In the total series of 42 Raines with eight teams competing Ihe ', Clothiers and the Hot Shots cmers- ; cd deadlocked with 32 wins and 10 losses each. Tomorrow night's play-ofl is expected to be one of the best series of the league's season as the two teams split their regular play six- game series with three wins each. In season totals, however. Mi*;uls holds a slight edpe with a tolal of 33.m pins to 33,031 for the Hot Shots. The individual averages nre: OF TP AV5. J. White 33 German Paper Condemns Bavarian Beauty Contest MUNICH —— The influential "Wuerzbcrgcr Bislumblatt" of Wu- erzbutg, weekly periodical for the Catholic diocese of Wuerzburg, has attacked Bavarian beauty contests. The "Bistumblatt." with a circulation of 75,000. was bitterly critical of the selection of a beauty queen, and printed one article under the sub-heading "Ment Inspection." "A 'social' mantle is draped over half-naked queens," said the ncws- Moiulay Matinee High School seniors from 20 state are listed to play in the firs North-South basketball game Murray. Ky., June 11. Wonder ho\ that fits in with existing cligibil ity rules, which bar college athlete from such worthy affairs as th East-West football game mil they're seniors . . . Gene Mako, Do nudge's old doubles partner, stick to Pancho Gonzales as the best pros peel to win the major 1949 tcnn titles even though Ted Schroerter in the Running again. THEATRE QSCEOU YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Hoi Office'Opens at 1 Week Nijbtl Show Starts at 7:30 fllatinee Saturday & Sunday at 2 p.m. witii continuous showing. End of the Line Matty Bell, whose Southern Methodist Mustangs have been tabbed as the hottest thing in Southwest foot- tell tor 1049, moans "we'll lose three or four." Paging Mr. Leahy . . . When a Santa Maria. Calif., sports eriitor recently innuired if 25 straight victories was any sort of semi-pro record. National Baseball Congress statisticians informed him that the 1935 Bismark. N. D., team won 105 ! games and lost only one. . . 1/ast Time Today "ON OUR MERRY WAY" Taulettc Goddard James Stewart Fred MacMurny News of the Day & Cartoon Tuesday paper, commenting on a beauty con- [ ~~ test. "This is publicity for Bavaria's ; Miners Score Victory ± r L^ I "™r%h^ 1 ?n\T» r art.! h ?n Over Vets' Boll Club the mountains or in Munich there are more such beauties, which are 10 lie had for every Ami islang expression for American.*!" The "Bistumblatf declared that a beauty contest was ordered by military government in one area but that the German local government refused to conduct it. Also civen a lambasting was a reported plan lo imnort comic books into ; Germany. The "Bistumblatt" listed ' as evidences of declining morality in Germany high divorce aud ven- ' oral disease rates. "We do not want The Number Nine Niners hung up their third straight victory of the season yesterday when they defeated the Vcterr.ns Housing Quarter team of Blytheville by 6 to 2 score on the Number Nine diamond. Kenny Merritt went the distance for the Nniors. allowing 10 hits bui getting good support from his team mates.- Crone went all the way for the Vets allowing but six hits but numerous errors hurt his cause. Son Lcclbetter pacec. the Miners at the plate with two doubles clriv- MURR'S BARGAIN NIGHT! All Tickets ISc ' "BUSH PILOT" Rochelle Hudson Jack Larue Luxora Tigers Win . From Gosne/l Team LUXOHA. May IS.—'Hie Luxora Tigers annexrrt their fust win nf ilif season yesterday by turning back Ihe Green's Store nine of r. nell 12 to <">. It was I lie Tigers' third game of the season. McHafTey went the roule for thi Tisers. givluR up n total of 11 hit while his tcannnales were chlbbiir Gosncll pitching for a tola! of 1 safeties. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! R*s«rved Seats on Sale »l the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, May 16 ADULTS 50c — OH11.DKKN 15c New Starling Time 8:15 BOX SEATS I5c O. Hubbard D. Fowlston .1. Guard .. W. Hake .. Hot Shots Bradley . .. B. Abbott .. B, Fraser .. C. Abbott .. Ge.iry . ... 3R 39 20 34 5371 5308 3-10-1 5531 60 BB n250 6244 6121 6529 1B2 to itwrstigate how far chocolate, .cigarettes and jeer) rides vveie Ihe ing in five runs. Ward, Crone. Hor- cause. nor why girls of that tvpe I ton and Hays each collected twa seem to hang around louns like! hits for the Vets. : Kiulngen. where a lot of Amcri-j Number Nine will play in Rldgley, ; cans were stationed," one article j Teun., Tuesday night and at Ar- said. BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRJL. Show Starts W'eekdaji 7:0« p-m. .aturda; and Sunday: Continuow showing from 1:00 p.m. 0& Last Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) 'DISHONORED LADY' with Hedy Lamarr, -Dennis O'Ke*fe, and John Loder (Tax Included) TAG MATCH «T\,*il «W S 1U If you. want the best buy in town —you will get it in "Double-Rich" Cream of Kentucky! Always say, "Make mine Cream! DOUBLE-RI CH " HENRY HARREL and FINIS HALL versus TEX RILEY and SWEDE NELSON Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Nelson HcTrrel Riley vs. Hall $1.35 HALF-PINT $2.66 fINT $4.22 4/S QT. KENTUCKY WHISKEY- A BLEND A Sch«nl«y Mark of Merit Whiskey 86 Proo), 70% Groin Neutrol Spiritt. © Schenley Distillers Corp., N. Y. C. 'VACATION IN RENO" with Jack Haley, Anne Jeffreys, lift • nd Wally Brown ™ Also Cartoon and Late World News EVERY TUESDAY IS j SCREEN TEST NIGHT i Tuesday "GREEN HELL" with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Joan Bennett Also Shorts LANGSTON-WROTEN i Broadway THEATER V LEACHVILLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 1:00 A 9:00 P. M. Saturday * Sunday: 1 P M. With Continuous Showing l^asl Time Today A SOUTHERN YANKEE' with Red Skclion, Arlene Oahl. and Brian Donlevy News, Cartoon *: Short Tuesday "S.O.S. SUBMARINE" A documentary film packed wllh action Holljwmwl Screen Test Nljht and Short Subject

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