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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 15, 1949
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MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS' Red Sox Take Pair From Nats; Cards Bow to Pittsburgh A penny for Casey Slcnjjul's thoughts today as once again tlie manaser of the New York Yankees fecis the hot In-L-alli oi" the oncoming Huston Red Sox on the back of his neck. Wasn't it just seven weeks ago thai Stengel wrote off the Red Sox? * "This is it," he exclaimed jubilantly on July 4 after Ihe Yankees had whipped the Bosox for Ihe fiflh .straight time. "The Red Sox won't bother us any more. SVe knocked them right out of the race. They'll never recover." Today, exactly seven weeKs later, the Red Sox, in an amazing about face, have made up two thirds of t e ground on Ihe Yankees. Now in ::ond place, they've picked up eishl games and trail by only four. The Sox, piling up 24 hils and 18 bases ' " W HOW THEY Crackers Take Barons Twice;, Win Two NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Brooklyn 68 40 Si. Louis 67 41 New York 56 52 Boston 55 54 Philadelphia 54 51 Pittsburgh 50 58 Cincinnati 45 65 Chicago 42 TO AMERICAN LEACIJK W L New York 69 40 Boston 66 45 Cleveland 64 45 Detroit 6'.' 50 Philadelphia 60 51 46 64 38 70 35 15 Washington St. Louis SOUTHERN LEAGUE By The Associated Press A once-disjointed team of Atlanta Crackers pulled together Sunday and made [he Southern Associates" oil" baVlsT o'veri»wercd""thc i tio " P. clmant - ''»« something worth 'ashington Senators twice vester- w ?' chl " B ™ c ° agai "iv o-a ana i5-j in ni,.t ,",„ -., lhc Crackers whipped (he league leading Birmingham Barons twice 3-2 and 6-5. While the second place Barons were losing Nashville was win- - ning and now the two are virtually day. 0-3 a ,,d 13-4, to pick tip another game on the Yankees, sten- Rel's crew whipped Philadelphia, 42. but tlie Athletics came hack lo win tile second game of the dou- nleheader, 4-3. .. : , Xt Wins in II <; :lmcs "" O1 ', thc lra<l soT'a ^r^z-ies^; irfSSjSmT* ^yVS won'lfof 22 in^fhcir ^" "'^^'^bile'Thutonr'thc latest home stand. The Brooklyn Dodgers regained the lead from St. Louis in the tight National League race, winning from Boston. 7-2. while Pittsburgh was , . trouncing 1 Ihe Cardinals. 4-0. This Pelicans 2-0 in the opener but New Orleans came back to"win the late game 3-2. During the afternoon work Atlanta's prize second baseman Davey Williams got seven hits in eight turn of events put the Brooks'one' Bobo* Holloman gave chatta game in front of the Redhirds. nooga only three hits wMe N-ish The third place New York Oi- j vita got 1^ In the rsl game Pi™ ^^'^'r^^s^^rur^^^^ 11 ''^ Si^r.l'^^VSSt'i .^'-r«".- «•- « -p -ti, top In the battle of the cellarites, winning two from the last place Chicago Cubs, 4-2 and 8-0. Lefty Mel Parnell turned In his 18th triumph for the Boston Red Sox with a seven-hitter in the opener against Washington. Dom DiMaggio sparked the Red Sox attack with a home run and two Angles. ^Junior Stephens hit his 31st home run in the second game with two mates on base to help Jack Kramer beat the Senators' Paul Calvert. Indian! Win Two Alex Kellner scored his fourth victory over the Yankees and his 15th of the season as the Athletics beat the league leaders for a split ] 5ccc " ld Same, of the double header. Bob Porter- j £ field, aided by Joe Page, was cred- ! " fit Y^eeT" lns the opener f °j David Acres and The third place Cleveland Indians | I ',H.l n D-.-U * advanced to within five games or! 1 - 1 **'" " QlK in the top by winning both ends of a j V I lif doubleheader from Chicago White! I LCOQUC WlRS five more homers, only IhLs time Lookout batters did most of the bombardment. Bob Reid got two and Al Plair one. Tookic Gilbert and Paul Miulriin duplicated their first game homers for Nashville. Mobile's Ken Olson pitched a four-hitter In shutting out New Orleans in Ihe first game. In the second game, the score was tied 2-all in the laM half of the ninth. Then Pel first baseman Dale Cogan singled to bring home Mel Rlie. Little Rock had to come from behind In both games. Catcher Joe Eraiilt hit two homers in the first game, and one of them was a grand slammer in the vital ninth. Al Yaylian was the Trav hero in the Yaylian yielded six scattered hits. ,< .... . , . -"i Staging a 5th inning rallv to his 14th victory in the opener, and I come from behind with five mark Garcia his 10th in the nightcap. It; ers in that frame Da" d Acres was the Mexican's third shutout. continued its winning ways in the The fourth place Detroit Tigers "Y" Junior Park League bv beat * moved to within eight and a half Promised Land 8-4 at the H "h games oft the pace, downing the St. School Saturday morning Mean- Louis Browns twice. 6-2 and 4-3. while. Little Park played errorless ^dHutchinson coasted to his llth ball behind the one-hit p"ching victory and his sixth straight with of Leon Privett to blank Maloney « sx-hltter m th eopener. George \ Park 5-0. The Lutes Store-Yarbro KOII paced the tigers with a dou- : same was postponed to Wednesday We and triple to drive In three runs. I August 17. I Promised Land scored one run ] ln "'e opening inning and after . j David Acres scored two In the bot- Committee f om h .*\ ! - <™ fc « •*-= iea« m the top of the third. This stood until the fifth inning rally which provided the winning runs for David Acres. Benny Hay.s started on the hill Adopts Rules for Grid Bowl Games lonal College Athletic Association group had laid down six rules on football bowl games. They may become NCAA law next January. The Associated Committee also has told nine NCAA member col- | leces that they've violated the NCAA "sanity" code and their 1 NCAA status Is in danger. The nine were not named in yesterday's announcement. Twelve other unnamed colleges' were found violating the code. But! they got by with a shake of the] NCAA finger after they promised to crmply with the code hereafter.! They're on probation. pending > ajjo-if that they're obeying it. I •jRi addition to recommending the six rules for bowl games, a 'committee on the subject looked into' "problems" created by all-star con- i tests in various sports, and into ! the increasing number of basket- i ball tournaments. t The group, however, decided not to do anything on all-star games t and tournaments until it has made ! a further study of them. The six rnle.s drafter by the NCAA bowl (raines committee will ! EO before the tion In New York Promised Land. Tn Ihe fastest game of the season. Little Park romped home In front in a well-played same at Maloney Park. Privett on lh« hill for Little Park faced onlv 2'! batters in the .seven innings, allowing one hit. c W Birmingham 72 Nashville T5 Mobile 63 New Orleans 63 Atlanta 59 Little Rock 54 Memphis 50 Chattanooga 50 Pet. .6JO .620 .519 .505 .486 .463 .409 .375 Pet .633 .595 .587 .554 .541 .418 .352 .318 Pc:t. .610 .605 .446 .410 .MO Blytheville Jaycees Attend State Meeting A rfclracition of Blytheville Jaycees yesterday attended a meeting of tl-e Board of Directors of Mic Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce in Little Rock. Amf.nt- those attending were Roland BUhop. president o! ihe Blv- theville club: Elmer R. Smith, secretary: Charle.s Moore, state secretary: William i: Wyatt. Jimmie Edwards. Willard French Marshall Btackard. Carl Danskv and T. J. Bailey. An Isolated mast or chimney 150 LVJL ' S " hcl - v to bc *'«"* »» TODAY'S BEST TRUCK VALUE! Today's best track value is a "Jnb-Raled" Truck — because it fits your job! Such a trnck saves money on operating costs. It lasts longer. H'» more depcnd- ,il>le. Come in. Let's talk. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. Broadway & Chickasawba I'hone 1122 Vestcrday's Results NATIONAl LKAGUE Brooklyn 7 Boston 2 New York 8-1 Philadelphia 1-0 Piltsbm-f-h 4 St. Louis 0 Cincinnati 4-8 Chicago 2-0 ilirst ;ame 12 Innings) AMKK1CAN LEAGUE New York 4-3. Philadelphia 2-4 Cleveland 4-5. Chicago 3-0 Detroit 6-4. St. Louis 2-3 Boston 9-13, Washington 3-4 SOUTHERN LEAGUE Mobile 2-2. New Orleans 0-3 Nashville 13-7, Chattanooga 1-S Little Rock 6-6. Memphis 5-2 Atlanta 3-6. Birmingham 2-5 PACK KINS Sports Roundup Huth FBllert*n, Jr. By Jerry l.lska I For Much t'ullertnn, Jr.) CHICAGO. Aug. 15. (il'j —Oklahoma Sooner pnrllsans trace tin- line hand of Jim Ixjoknbaugh of Oklahoma A. & M.. in the 38-0 humiliation plaslered by the Philadelphia K'ngles on Bud Wilkinson's all-Mars. Ixiokabaugh ins per custom for tire past four or five sum- inrrsi was in Ihe Eagle camp explained the intricacies of Wilkinson's split-T to the pi'o.s . How good a job of briefme ihc ^ie roach did WHS only to,, ?\i- cli-nt at Soldier Field last Friday niuhl . . . Especially after Ihe Kiij^cs In five early scrimnui^es ciiiildn'l slop the split-T at all . ' .Sooner folk moan it wasn't rii-ht neighborly of Jim. . . Sl.MI'I.K ISN'T IT?—Sammy Snead of White Sulphur Springs. W Va.. peers from behind a tree to watch flight of lu.s ball (arrow) which lie Icfted from a depression against a cement null on the second hole at Tarn O'Shanter World Championship tourney in Chicago. His ball rolled to within six feet of the cup. Sammy sank the pull for a birdie on the par-five hole. IAP Witepiunoi. Today's Games NATIONAL LE.M:IFC Pitt.sbirgh at Cincinnati might) St. Louis at Chicago Only games scheduled. AMERICAN I.EACiirr Chicago at St. Louis (night) Detroit at. Cleveland (night) New York at Philadelphia"fnight) Washington at Boston (night) SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'All Night Games) Little Rock at Memphis Birmingham at Atlanta 121. Chattanooga at Nashville Mobile at. New Orleans Tigers Shut Out Lepanto 10 to 0 In Walker Park The Armorel Tigers got excellent pitching from three hurlers yesterday to blank the Lepanto Independents 10-0 in a game played at Armorel Park. Jerry Dean, the big Joiner left- bander who started for the Tigers, gave the visitors their only three hits before retiring the sixth inning. Prank Ellis and A. W. I Fritz i West each worked two innings in relief and neither allowed a single lilt. Dean got credit for the win. Hoffman went the full distance for Lepanto and was touched for 14 base hits, including a two-run homer by Tiger catcher. Clem Whistle, in the sixth. Whistle, Randal \Vorkm-". Leon Ashby. Wayne Dill and Rube Carson each collected two hiU to lead Armorel. Next Sunday the Tigers will plav in Lnxnra. Brain and Brawn To Mix Tonight In Legion's Arena It'll be brain against brawn tonight in the main event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Tex Rilcy and Roy Welch, a couple of fiery, quick-thinking heavyweights will pit their wrestling know-how against the brawn of Frank Marconi and Ralph Garabaldi, a pair of Italian strong men, in a tag match that will highlight the threerbout program. Riley and Welch, two of Promoter Mike Meroney's most popular performers, will be teaming lor the first time in several months and they will use their scientific ability as their chief weapon against size and strength of their opponents. Marconi and Garabaidi are both king-sized heavyweights neighing close, to the 220-pound mark. Both depend almost entirely on their massive size and excessive strength as their chief weapons. Also •] tonight's card are two one-fall preliminary bouts with Riley meeting Garabaidi in the first and Welch tangling with Marconi. Victoria Team Wins Two From Tigers of Luxora Por Hie future book, jot riown thr iiiune of Notre Hume's Bill FJariTll s a candidate for sopliomoie-half- bnjv of-llie-KCason . . . He'll strut playiuc behind Emil Silko. but mnv- bc not for long. ... A ISO-pound n of a former pro plaver. Barren lie imbinatlon of a scared rabbit and a rtin-nwny jco|) in Uu- "lien field . . . Ptlv tlie sports annoimcr-rs who will have to tell about Illinois t,;,n- h.icfcs Dick Raklovils. n»b liylii- «!<•/ mid John Vukelich . . . ri ; ik- Invils is a hot prospect from C.'hi<'ii<W who had lo sit out a season when the nig Ten decided he hud the wrung kind ol scholarship mnerican cities nftfl aaoplea less trolleys in their own transit systems. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark; Monday ind TucuU; OLD FOLKS — Orie Arnlifn, 10-year-old pilcher wilh Albany of the Eastern League, grips (he lull for one of his bwi pitches. I slider. A new special ink [nr petm:i}y.'m marking of anyUiiiiK laboratoi i men may wish to identify, is siud to be nnn-fiulhiR. to dry Instantly, ami to be available in any color. IflOD FIELD CflREy HUSSEU SUUlVfin DP SUVa 'The GREAT Gatsby SKY copped both end* of a doubleheader here by 15-3 and 6-5 scores. Lee Wcldon. ace of Ihe Red Sox hurling stall, was the master in the (list game as he scattered 12 hit.s ovrr .-line inning route. Tuna Quails Marled on the mound tor • Luxora bul gave way lo Charley j Hicks in HIP second. Wixon look jovtr lhc hill for Luxora in the eighth, Victoria collected 14 hit.s in the first game. j Jerry Wiseman paced Victoria's hilling wilh three hits in six trips including a homer. Jim Henry got lluce for five for Lux- nig Ten title talk centers on de- P r[ l since Bulldog Tumor ... At fendiiiK champion Michigan, rjr, s <.; 2-lr> pounds, they say Tcmncmaker "owl champion Northwestern. Ohln : Is an all-America cinch . . . Curly Stale, and Minnesota . . . The i Lambotui of Ihe (irecti Bay Pack- Victoria j sleeper may tie Purdue, which tnsl ; <•'* thinks his Wild Rill Kelly may fill nt least one of Don ilutsnn's i .shoes wilh Stan Hcnlh and Jack LUXORA Aug. 15—The ---, Red Sox made it three in a row over ! a starting line bul mav nave the Luxora risers yesterday as they I best backfleld in the I he Bond-maker one-two punch of, Jacobs pitching lo him. Lambciui "airy Szulborskl and Nord Adams ! Is one pro operator who dnesn'l f«u will pack a joli. . . Furthermore, i television . . . The Puckers have four ua ... — , .„„_ Ihev'ro in son. and Dame. Slu Holcomb has no gee-whiz to worry aboui this sea- o opener against Noire Still more about football: scouts at Minnesota's spring practice thow about lhat?l rale Clay Tonuemaker us the best center pros- '• tabbed for video, bul Milwaukee . . . "Over the long haul," claims Curly, "tr-le- j vision will develop as mimy or more ] new customers than will cause old Pro ! om-s It) slay away." Box score: Lepanlo Harper cf . . Thomas ss H. Kills If . Woodruff 2b Ray 3b Craven Ib B. Ellis rf .. Spears c Hoffman p . . Totals Armorel Horlon If Carson cf Dill ss Ashby Ib ... Wilson rf Young rf Caldwell 3b Workman 2b Whistle c ... Dean p . Ellis p Totals .. 4 .. 4 .. 3 .. 4 . 3 .. 3 . 3 31 An .. 4 . 5 . 5 .. 4 ., 3 .. I In Ihe second game Ihe Red Sox i ra.licd for six runs In Ihe top half i of the ninth to pull the game out j o filie fire. Dnkic Speck was the big H man of the rally, doubling home the' 1 , tw(, winning mna after Iwo were 0 out. 1 ; Drew Conner went the route for Victoria in this game and John Harvey McHalfey went all the way 'or L.ixora Fred George of Luxcra and Wiseman of Vicloria led Ihe hittins with Iwo for four. Another doublcheader between ihe Luxor? junior Ij-eion nine and Trumann was awarded to bnxora on a lorteit. 38 10 H Kansas Fisherman Lands 13 at a Time SALTNA, Kas.. AUII. 15. <AP| Ben Burgess hit. the fishermen's jackpot with 13 fish from one cast in the Kanapofo reservoir. Burger* first felt a tug on his line. When the fish broke water Burgess pnileri In a string of 12 crappie in addition to a huge (at bullhead on his hook. Tlie crappie apparently had gotten away from another' fisherman. Burgess couldn't find the original owner so he claimed the string in his catch Polmcr, Demo ret- In Tarn O'Shanter Playoff Today CHICAGO. Aug. 15. (AP)—The Tarn O'Shanter golf roulette got an extra twirl today .sending Johnny Palmer and Jimmy Demaret. a pair of hitrhpov-ered money players, into a $17.000 champiDiuhip 'playoff. Seventy-two holes weren't enough to determine a winner of promoter George S Mays fabulous S36.000 "world" tourney yesterday. Palmer and Demaret charged in among the oai-wreckers with 275's—13 strokes uncicr tne Tarn regulation. Today's 18 hole -howdown, will pay the winner S10.000. Second place is wo-th $7.000. Palmer grooved a pair of 35> yesterday Demaret carved 33-34 fiV for his 275. South Blytheville Boll Club Wins From Braggadocio | The South Blylheville Independ- >nts defeated the Brmjs-adoclo, Mo.. | nine 8-1 .vtsterday afternoon In a ' game played on the Bra&gadocio diamond. Bob Mullen went all the wny for the BlylheviHe team allowing only seven hit.s. He also led his team mates al tat with a triple, two dou- blt-.s and a jingle in six trips. Dcmp.-y started on the hill for Braggadocio hut «-:is relieved in the ninth by Crowe. South Blytheville collected 15 hits off the two hurlcrs. Crowe ?nd Walker let! Brnf;t,a- rforio's liittins with two hit 1 ! in foil]' tin;r.s al bal. 1INE DRIVE-IN THEATER •i Mile* North ot Blythetilti Bo i OrTict Oprn» at «:4S Shan Start* 7:M l.asl TITO* Today "THREE DARING DAUGHTERS" «llh .lonetle M«cl>«n»M Jane Powell JOM llurbl >nd Krimrd Arnold Dial t;61 Bos Office O|irns at 7:00 Shun Starts at 7 : :tU I.ast Time Tonight "THE SEA OF GRASS" Kpencer Tracy. KathrrinK Hepburn Koliert Walker Warner Nrws & Serial: Chapter 11 of "BATMAN AND KOHIN" Bnx Offire Opens at 1 Week Nights Show Starts at 7::tll Malinpe Saturday X- Sunday 2 p.m. with cdiitiriuuii.s stinuniK- l.asl 1'inic Today "THE BIG CAT" I .'ill MiCallMrr IVKKJ Ann earner I'rc.slon Koslrr Tuesday Tuesday Only "THE MUTINEERS' .Ion Hall Aiiele MIIKK'S HAKCAIN NHiHT! All Tiikcts I5c "LET'S LIVE AGAIN" •Inh n Kmcry Hilhtry ftrrxike N E W Kn\ l>prn> Week Diji ]:•« f.m. Matinee Saturday A. Kao4mj t.-Sun I p.m Out I Manila, Ark. Show. EVERY NIGHT Last Time Today "TAP ROOTS" with V»n HeNIn Sit*an Hajrward Al.V) Short* Tuesday "MATINEE SCANDAL" Also Short* Approximately two-thirds of the polished glass produced in Ihe United State.-; finds U.s way into the a is tomobile ind list ry. Tickets Moving fast For Cards-Dodgers Series Next Month ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15. *AP>— TUk- or.s for B. wklyn Dodgcr-Si.Luuij, Cardinal ?amp.s 30—.so fast, ir fact, tl'at reserved wat.s Tor thf niaht sarnr on Sept. 2] are soltt out Rc.'crvcrt .scats for the afternoon same between the two clubs on that date and a nitiht game on the 22nd rnv still available. Cardinal ofritMk .••ai(t yesterday. Sonic 7000 general admission tick- rts for rarh game, will RO nn ?al( at Sporf.sman'.s Park a lew hours bf.- foie earh contest.. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA VVRESTLING LOWEST. ADMISSION 1'RICE ANYWHKHK1 Reserved Seals on Sale al the Leginn Arena from 6 p.m Every Monday Mondoy, August 15 ADULTS 50c - CHII.DKKN 1W New Slarling rime 8:15 Box SKATS 15r EXTRA TAG MATCH TEX RILEY and ROY WELCH versus R ALPH GRABALDI and FRANK MARCONI Riley vs. Garabaidi Welch Vf. Marconi S DRIVE-IN THEATER MONDAY IS "BUCK NIGHT" FOR ALL DODGE OWNERS All Dodge Owners Admitted for Just $1 Monday Night Feature THREE DARING DAUGHTERS with JEANETTE MacDONALD JOSE ITURBI JANE POWELL EDWARD ARNOLD 2 Miles North of Blytheville — Regular Admission 50c Box Offic. Opens at 6:45 — Show Start* at 7:30

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