The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1947 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Saturday, May 3, 1947
Page 6
Start Free Trial

PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (AIIK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, .MAY 3, 1047 fi s Central, Lange To Battle Championship Wind Handicaps Golfers Playing In Little Rock Ark., May the 1947 invl-1 For fighting Irish, Sudbury Lose In Semi-Finals Central's Crin'son Tidenud the Langc Wjldcals advanced to the finals ot" the grammar school football loairuc by winning their semi-final games at Haley Field last nijrlit. The ' two teams will iv.ccl next week to rieeiJo the city champions. The Crimson Tide iiosrd by I he Catholic Fifflitins 'r'sli 7 In 0 i» the first P»mc lust night, and L-inKe defeated Ilic Sudluirj 1 Jlull- <lo)(s 21 to G 111 the finul lilt. Central's defensive might rifrain paid dividends, completely stopping the si-rapping Irish and forcing most of the prime to be played In Catholic territory. The first half of Die tilt was played i« » ^low diiMlc which handicapped both teams, prohibiting any aerial offensive by either squad. • The game's lone score came in the second period after a sustained first period drive by the Tirte had moved the ball to the Gathnlic 18 where the quarter ended. Johnny Halscll, fleet Central hack, moved the h^ll to the Irish 12 on a oiiick opening play, and Bobby McFarland. Cenlrsl lialfbaric, crashed center two plays later '.o Tc( i I3arra(;h.'Li'ttle fiofki'78. LITTLE HOOK. (UP)'Malcli play iti lallonal golf loiirnament al the Little Rock Country Club Rot underway today alter a buisterinu ivlml yesterday look it.s toll of budding stars atlempling to quali- 'y. I Only Wilford Wc-lirle, defending champ from Louisville. Ky., wasn't bothered by the Kale as lit- racked ii|> a- par 7). I.eadinj; cOii- leslnnts who failed lo qualify included nicbard (Jinbby) Smarl o! Pine Bluff. 3941 champion; and Jimmy Wittenberg of Memphis, 1943 winner. Wchrlp was trailed in yesterday by Joe Moore. Jr.. of San Antonio. J. \v. IJusict:. Jr.. of Joucsboro anil Jim Fcisina of Taylorville. III., with 75s. Wchrle headed the upper bracket today, meeting Coyle in the first of Die day's two rounds of mulch plai. Moore lops Ihc lower bracket. TIIK I'AlltlNGS Wilford Wchrle. Louisville vs. Jnck Coyle. LSU. 17. Jim Simpson. Knrl Worth. 70. vs. Mayor to Toss First Ball for, 3 Legion Games Paps Win 2nd arid 4th\Places in Two Events in Track Meet Illythevlllc Junior iu?h School's track team placed second and fcvnlh state meet at in two events- of the J'upoOKcs, placed fourth In the 100- yard dash which was won by Jim I'i'yw of Fort Smith in 10.7 Erectile. Eoek last night to Kive~thein °" <ls ' :l IUiW slatc rec ' ml > which was a total of four points. Fort finiilh " ul t '" untl ' <i <iuo Uj lll ° ll ' 1!;h ""•'» carried off champions'nip lionors <J!i, nlllllll ">' wi "' lilt '' 1 ' hacks (o a slron the Junior mcpl. uhnlklivg im a to tal of 37 '.-• points. niyUicville'K senior team failed | o place in any event in the- Class A lili;h school meet and Osccola won two fourth four points The Little places for a total of in the Class IJ nfl'-ilr flock Tigers wind. The junior high K80-.v»rci relay U-:im won second i>l;uo in thi.s eveni u-itli Fort .Smith l:ikin|; Til? Fort Hihlth learn knocked olf the »SO-}'nr<ls ill l.'-ll.S. Illylhcvilk-'s relay team was composed of Charles I.uU'.s, llttgfr i.inj), Join) Hulchci'- son and Robert Heed. IJic Hlylhcvillc TJBcrs, local inde- pejident teatn, tomorrow afternoon at the Air ' diamotntid. Tlic rp"nin>; pitch is scheiluletl for 2.'SO. The I.enion team will entertain (br O.'ireoJa I^'jiiojDiaiiM in the first game of the double-header wlh Ihe Timers playing Hie Manila iMdcjH'mlcnls in the nightcap. •I he TlKcr-Alruiilii KHIIH,. was mov- eil to Ih.: Air Ilase diamond due lo yesterday's rain delaying work on the Walker Park dhunond. Tlie "Cotton Pickers," tlic name rliosen by the Hlythcville Legion team, will be looking for their first win ot the scasoti having Willie McOroUy, Little J. W. nnsick, Jr., of 75, vs. Fred Knight, nock. 78. Pete Fleming. Hot Springs. 77, vs. r tt> lost lo im- Manila Legion leani In their opiuiing name last Sunday. Coaches Joe Whilley and Nick ™- shivley annoimced lhat they will Jonesbor.-i., 1)ln (.heir victory hopes on nob Jr., LHt.c. Mullen. ;< right-hander, who has I been uiven tlie .starting mound as- Fire Ball Bobby Feller Shuts Out Boston With One-Hit Game Joe Moore Jr., l&U. 73, vs. Harry I Counts. Little Rock. 71. 1 Jack Mungcr. Wallas. TG. vs. Rtcvc Creekmoorc. Jr., Fort Smith, 78. Jim Prisina, Taylorville. III.. 15. vs. Chuck Taylor, Chicago, 77. Charles Evans, Chicago, vs. Tele Curicy, Little Rock. 779. . Several golfers from Blythcvillc ! were in Little Hock for Hie tournament. score. Halscll converted oil lacUc for the seventh ixiint. -*' Catholics Handicapped ' Playing 'Withoiil Ihe. services of their ace blocking bark, llaske'l Bauphnian. who received a deep cut on his knee in a pracline jession this week, the Irish made three scoring threats but the slippery lurf stopped several plays tliot mielil have hit pay dirt. CathoVic staged a last muivitc comeback bv driving the ball deep into Central territory but time ran out with the ball resting on the Central two-yard Une. In one of the roughest games of Ihc season Dial saw practically nil of tlie Sudbury Bulldogs' backfield injured, the Laiijje Wildcats scored touchdowns in the first, third and fourth periods to overcome the Sudbury learn 21 lo fi. Donald Gentry, star Quarterbackj of the Bulldogs .was injured in; Tlic BIythcville Chinks, behind the second quarter of ihe till and Ihe thrce-hil pitchinc of D. J. Mc- reiraincd on the side lines for the Lienl. came from behind lo down majority of (lie game. Mhc Shawnee Iliirh School Jjulianu The Bulldogs scored Ihcir lone i lo 4 in a Mississippi Coun'.y Ihe fourlh perind nigh School -Baseball League jyunc Chicks Defeat Shawnee Nine { By 7-4 Score tally _carl\- • afler 'taking Lingc's kick-off op ening the fourth stanza on their i own ll yard marker. .Two plays . later, Bobby Childrnss, Buudos •' fullback, raced the 83 remaining yards for a touchdown. The 'Bull- 1 docs' conversion atteirpt failed, , and the game ended 21-G. Champlonshiu Till Friday . The phaiiipionsiilp »amc between • the Crijnson Tide and Hie Wildcat.-, will be Played May 9 with juninr nlul sf , vcn r ,,, ls mil Jneh fchoo] rules applying, Coach Bill Godwin, director of 11 the .Icagtie announced lodny, —The game will be played in rct;- lilation ciglit-mlnulc Quarters witn uniformed officials and the Blythc- villc High School Band participat- intr. he said. "The winner of the championship Will be awarded the American Lc- Cirm Trophy to keen until the team loses the championship, nt which time the trophy will be surrendered to the new champions. In the event that one team should win the championship for three successive years, the trophy will be retailed, by Hint team anil a new one awarded the next year. Members of the championship tram and the all-city squad, which Mill be announcer! next week, wil be the Rucsls of the Lions Club a' a luncheon where mednls will 1> awarded. signtnent. Opening on the mound for the O:uH>la Him- will be Buddy Causey. Causey lost his first start a week ai:o a^ the Manila team. This will be Mullen's lirst start for he season. l.ine-Ufis Announced Dlylhcville's probable lineup will xmsist of Dudley Hardy, first b'ise.: lotner Smith, second base; Harold Ward. s hnrl ostop; Ami Caldwf-ll, hird base; Clifton Wixson, left 'icld, Charles Lutes, center ficV-l; Bill Loni:. ri[;ht field; IJob Mullen, titchcr and Lloyd Koontz catcher. Steve Kalph. manaser of Hie Osccola team slated that he would >rohahly use tin- lollowtn(, r Jineun: Jcre Wisetnan. lirst base; Julli3r Hale or Donald Watson, second DUSK: 'J. T. Conner or Tommy Spires, third base; Jimmy Shane.v- tell, short stop; Steve Ralph Jr.. left field: B:lly Jap Carlisle, renter field; Hilly Conner or Terry BerU. iif;)it field. Buddy Cnuscy, pitch?!- nml EiiKene Wliile. catcher. In the second ^aine of the double header, the Illytheville Timers of the Mi.s.sissi|.'i> County Amateur Unsc.ball League will meet the Manila 7iulr|)cii(lciil. C'.iach Carl Ilryant of tlie Timers stalrcl thai he ,wonHl probably start Frank Ellis Jr. ,the Tljjcr ace huiU'd \vlio fanned 22 out ol 27 men in an exhibition game throe weeks ayo. Other members of the Tiger lineup will include: vie Wilson, short slop; Burl Wilson, catcher; Jim Metcalf, first base; Jack LaV'eele center field; Lo'.loy Ross, right field; p. D. Faster, second base; James Lonj-. left field; and Dan Cald.vcll. thrid base. on the Indian's diamond al Joiner yesterday ullcrnoon. •After awarding the Indians a lo 2 lead in Ihe first inning two hits and four errors, the bit, righthander settled down and shi out Ihe redskins for the remaining RJX innings. None of tlie four runs scored by the Indians were earned The Chicks got to the Shawnee pitcher. Bill Proffilt for six hit only Ihrce. o he Blythcville lallies were earned ['he Indians committed a total jf il errors, the majority of them •ostly. Dan Ciildwcll. Ulythcville Uiirrt jascman, was Ihe big guu al the ilale, rapping out a double and :wo singles in four Irips to 'lie date, nnd knocking in tliree runs. Drcsbacli. Shawnee second bascma'.i led the Indians in hitting eollect- )T two singles in four trips. Leon Walrtcn. Chick lefthander. ,). •,• ii;,, T i. Si M !1M ii,i Hii.-ii .Srlmrr was given the starling mound as-1 pHchcr. copped his lifiti siraiuhl sipmncnt but wrenched his ba-kj lv i,, O f nil- season by IK.Win- tin durini: his warm-up tosses and was Dl ,|| „!,,,, S( . hoil i i K1 . SC ball :.-ain l< forced to give way lo McLcotl. His[ onp ),„,,, hi( |,,. :ll ing the Bluei.iv NKW YORK, M»y ;f. (UP)- Once iiKiiin today whcic-i-ei- was discussed all over this broad land they were raising the name of I'lousliboy Hobby Feller as llio (jiriilcsl pilchcr of tliein nil. Fire-ball Bobby of tlie Cleveland Indians pitched Ihe 10th raic-lill ball giiine of his career agalnsl Ihe once: fearsome lio.sloii fieri Sox yesterday, Ills second of the season and his third straight .shuloiit, Keller, who has allowed bul one earned run in four games llils season, emerged from the 2 lo 0 victory wilh a record of 2D consecutive scorlcss Innings and five hits yielded in his last ihrce assignments. He was 'al his brilliant best in the cold gray day at Cleveland 1 .; Municipal Stadium and had it nol been lor a first inning siivjlc by Johnny Pesky, he iniijhl have e- mcrgcd instead wilh the third uo- hiller of iiis career. In his last iwo victories he the. only other pitchers in the American League who are mentioned, in the sane breath with him. Ycs- Icrday he lopped Boston's right hander, Dave ifioo) Fcrrlss, a as-bame winner last season. i:nd in his previous start last Salur- ay he defeated the star Dot roil ?fty. Hal New-liouscr, a 2(i-game 'inner in 104(j. lie gave up six walks to ihc fed Sox. but compensated for hal by faunini; 10. etiuallln,- his n'Bh in that dcparlmenl lor the eat. Feller gol all the hilling snp- lorl lie needed in the second in- tt'lipn Jnc Gonlon .sinash'jd :\ lomcr and liic tndiatis wound un licir seorhiK in tlic fifth with a un on successive .singles by Mr.n- 1,011 Bottdreaii. LCs Flcmin'j, ind fat Pal Secrcy. Hobby stalled the seasnn in (ie- cal when Ihe While Sox him ! to 0 with one run unearned J mt ihigle then no one has given hi'ii roiiole. /\1 Zarilla «|;nllcd his no- lit effort wilh a .single as he beat he ilromis, 5 lo o, on April 23 and last Saturday he topped Ncwhou- ier, C to 0, with a three-bitter a- i;ainxt the Timers. I' j-iine-l barilla mid fiiek I'Vrrcli and Billy Sullivan with t!;e Broivns. Knrl Avcrill and Kick 1'ft- rell ami Billy Rullivriii with thr: linimis. Karl Al'crill and Jinnuv Outlaw with Delroit. Dick Siebert will] ihc Alhlelics. j-'raiikie Hay-' with the White Sox, and his team jnul' 1 Hobby Ooerr as the othci -.siioilers" of Idler's no-hitters. Ill Jj.-i.s onc-hUted Bo.stt;n three (line nnd Duerr -spailetl thinf's for him wn CHC-II of Hie occasions. AH of tin liils that ruined no-hitters wen silkies. 'ifie Yankees moved into firs' . place at Chicago, overlakiji;; tin White Sox wilh a 5 lo 2 victory Htjokic i.-i-ank Sheas first a.s a bif; leaBiir. Shea scattered seven hit Jind was ablj- baeki'd at bat l» veteran George McQiiinn who drove in two runs and got three hits. 1'at Mnllin le;l the r l'ii;ers to r 3 to -2 victory over tlie Athletics a Detroit with two homers and '• single as Freddie Ilutcliinson pile)) cd a seven-hitter for his thiro victors'. The defeat snapped a thrc' Manila Pitcher Wins 5th Game For Blucjays Golf Pros Shatter Par BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Mr.- 3 (UP) —Wilh each shootini; sub-par golf. Sammy Snead of Hot Sprincs. Va.. and Hcrschcl Spears of Blrmlugliain besled Cary Middlecofl. (lie Memphis dentist, and Fred Hias ol Now 'Orleans one up in a cancel fimc! exhibition match here yesteidny. Spears, former Nashvi'll'; ainatfiir who is now with the local count rv in.iurv wa s not considered serious nnd Conch Joe Whilley slated tb->t he would probably start, the south- :iw in Tuesday's same when tlie Ohk-ks cnierlain Ibe \fanila Hiub School Lions on the i.\ir Base ili.i- momt. 'Balteries — Dlytlicvilie: McLcnd .'iiit! Koontz. Shawnee: li. i>roffitt ant! \v. proffilt. Score b\ innings: R H E H'.ylbeville 2(11 210 1—7 fi , r i Shawnee 4CO 000 0—4 3 11 Began in Itomc Modern taxicabs had their be- Rinniiu; In Rome, before ihe time of Caesar. The vehicle then was from Dell I-I to 1, in n Mis.sis.sipp County Ilich School baseball leajn Came at Manila yesterday aft',-r noon. Harris was the hero of Ihe c I'll in every department. Dcsidi- sink ini; mu 1U men be collcrtcd t\v I singles and a triple in fmn- tiij to Ihe plate to lead in liitluu; Th 1 was the lifth for Hie le:\",ui--lra':llii Manila nine against mi cl.-tca; llvr paiui's belni; won by Haril>. Dell's only lally came in tlv- .sixth iunini- when a misjudged [Iv cuMsert Ihe run after Manila's errors had allowed Hie to reach third ba:r. HnlU-rirs: lli-H - Onvvfli :nu\ Ycl- New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVEUV NHJTIT ISJatince Salunlay ,t SumJaj Jinx Opens \V«ck I>aysi 7:fln p.m SiC-Kuu t p.m. C'ont. ghooln CROTCH ITCH Krh (PriirUiisi llailirr's ncti. mucwonn of due Co CIIIIKU rlcnlKli: lti,n tr>tllc Rininnl IP on Itcli. Itlni iml ollirr KOTIIIUK'K IIKl.'r. CO. SATURDAY "West of Dodge City" A Columbia t/ictur:* witli Jluules Starred, Smiley Uurnctt Also Sliurls SATIJKDAY OWL SHOW "Two Smart People" with .liilm Ilinliak. Lucille Hall Also Shorts "The Show OH" with l Ski-llun. Marilyn Muv A!:."', Spears' first aj;j>carancc a.; Read Courier News Want Ads. vert on. way. \ fa'COIC I Dell . . 1 Manila Manil BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PKICF, ANYWHKKK! Keserved Scats on Sale at (he Legion Arena from 6 p. m. Kvery'Monday .. . t . tVDULTS 45c — CIUUMUN I5c Monday May 5th <' r " included) BOX SEATS 15c EXTKA TAG MATCH TED BELL and AL ALEXANDER versus PRINCE OMAR and STOCKY KNEILSEN ALSO 2 T-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Ted Bell Prince Omar vs> vs. Stocky Kneilsen Al Alexander The Triple' Diamond Service Emblem above is more ihan a sign. It menns that our mechanics are International -Trained in tlic best ;incl latest methods and practices. It means that \vc use special International equipment for testing, repairing, reconditioning and proving. It means that ihc truck parts we install are precision- engineered International Parts. It means, above all, that your trucks — any makes or models— arc serviced here \\ith skill and care so that they will give the best possible service at lowest cost. Phone now for a service-date— anything from a lubriciitinn job to a complete program of preventive maintenance. DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 1 oday's Games SOUTIIKKN LEAGUE No games J>t'li?ihilc<l. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago al Hoslon. Cincinnati at ISrooklyn. Plttslnii'Kh at New Yoi'c. St. Louis nt I'hiliKleljiliia. AMKKICAN LKAGUK New York at Chlcuiiu fit. W.ixluiiKton at 81. Louis. Philadelphia at Detroit. Huston at Cleveland. One raihvay carload of canned raiiKe juice is equal to 30 car- iwis of fresh fnUt. Cominri to the LUX THEATRE LUXORA, ARKANSAS Monday and Tuesday, May 5 & 6 'anie Philadelphia vvltinliif; .streak. All other major league panics were Jilned out. Yesterdays star—Tlie one and on~ y Bobby Keller, who pitched Hie Otli one-hit fj.-niic- of his career lilvlng Cleveland n 2 to 0 decision over the fled Sox. 'T GO T HER MOTHER- , ..when sliQ goes lo her gfcMrifind with her "(roubles"— iKen her' 1 Porerils have failed in Their sacred duty! TK'S grand picluro brings Mother and Daughter-Father end t Son ...closer jogelher!! I ' • Spsrklfng (lew liollywoarJ Release Open at 7:00 p.m.; Slai-ls 7:.'i9 p.m. • Acclaimed byThs • Halion's Press ! Last Time Today Trail of Kit Catson" with • It Points The Way | To Happiness • So Human—It's Heart-breaking >\ Lite fiving li(c ?lself,..tKe fun of youth U mixed wjlfi iho licarlbreaks of ignorance. In ihc entire hlslory ol )Kc ihcolrc ihere has never been ony- tMng )o equal it] Alan I.ane. llcltn Talhot Serial: "Dau.^lilcr of l>on Siilnrdu.v JMidnitc Sho\ Starts 1I:CO p.m. They Made Me a Killer willi Kohei-l Ldivcry, Harb:ira !Iiittnn Also Sluirts Stuuliiy "Courage of Lassie" Tayliir, l''rank Tom I > rake NE-\VS and Slinit & Tuesday "MOM and DAD The Hygienic IVixlurtiuu ivilli ALL STAIt CAST R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. I.HSl Time Today "VALLEY of FEAR" wilh Johnny Mack Brown Cartcun and Serial "Federal Operator 77" SATUUDAY OU'l. SHOW "National Barn Dance' witli .!«e Kelly, IIcllc A Scoltj uiul l.'n(ire iVitiiinnl Karn I);.me C.allB Also Stiort Ttio.S(|;iy »rj(f MnnrJay CHAMBLIH SALES Sales — Studebakcr — Service Cars anil Trucks of Outstatitlinjf Quality and Economy Kxpcrt Auto ami Tnick Service Motors Ivobuilt ^- Ti'actor Kcpairs U'p upcciali/c in truck service, any make, any model. Our I'alnl and Ilmly Stir»ii is ciii:i[)lrle . . . lirhiL; your car to ns fnr tbe best all-arnuiul work aiiy\vhcrc. Comiilcte lane of Stink-baker 1'arls. other makes, loo! NO JOB TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL — We Have Several Good Used Cars For Sale — CHAM H. K. K Ash Sis. I.KX CHASH5LIN SALES Plume 21 GATEWOOD GROCER 1 ? I Phone 9751 Ark.-Mo. fit ale Line on the left al the Arch 3 111 7 Crown Kinscy Schcnlcy Philadelphia . . Three Feathers 1-35 2.65 1.35 35 35 35 Hill & Hill 1.40 Old Taylor Four Roses 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.75 4.35 2.85 Beer - per Case $3. GAS, reg 17.9c; Ethyl 19. Cigarettes per carton $1. 15 5 15 * 15 % 15 $ 15 S .40 >: 90 x .50 $ .*'. 35 § ,9c | 55 ? IIMTE UN ATI O N AL Trucks MM ! ii 3 C...,, KKO Belly Singt 3 Song Hits) A Paramount Picture htoi h Mil INN • tnf* h OT KB! ,,•%,,-'>,,.'•v.j-'-,^/ ...A News and Musuaf SI Today's Water For v ^ Tomorrow's Pep If you feel rundown, if your system scenic slu'4- gl.'-h. drink the celebrated Mountain Valley Mineral \ is a nalural aid for faulty assiniiU-.lion and elimination. Moiint.iiii Valley assists Hie kid- neyy, Momacli nnd bladder lo tunctlon properly. Pure- tasting . . . not a laxative. Call or Write Today fnr Free Booklet CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Stain and Division Blylticvllle. Ark. i

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free