The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 19, 1949
Page 13
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THURSDAY, MAT 19, 1949 Chevrolet Nine To Play Phillips Druggists to Meet Blytheville Motormen £ In Softball League Sullivan - Nelson's defending champion Chevrolet nine will go after Its third straight victory and l>ie Blytheville Motor Company Motormen will be seeking win No. 2 In City Softball League action at WMker Park tonight. The Chevrolet Roys will 20 asainst Phillips Motor In UmWil's final tilt with the Mntormrn meet- Ing the Owens Drue Store nine in (he opening The first game is scheduled tor 8 o'clock. Sullivan-Nelson Is at present In n two-way tie for the Icaeuc lead with a record of two wins aeainst no defeats, The share the No. 1 foot with Die K'lowUters of Ark- Mo who a record of three con- scciitlvc wins. The Phillips nine will be out for Its first win of the season having dropped its first two contests to the KUowatters and the Jnycees. The F-irdmen are presently" tied with Owens in the league cellar with no wins against two defeats. The Motormen are at present resting in third place In the leajrue standings with a .500 record of one win against one loss. They opened the season with a victory over the Razorbacks and last week were de- M'ated by Sullivan-Nelson. ^'In tonight's first game the Mo- lormen will send either their ace, Ted Fisher or Charles Cook to the mound to face the Druggists' Montroe Holland. Jack Whittle, Sullivan-Nelson's mainstay. Is slated to work against either L. W. Fitzhugii or Tom Ivy in the nightcap. cti Crox, Barons Win; Remain Tied for Top By the Associated Frew A virtual deadlock for first place In the Southern Association was maintained as both Atlanta and Birmingham won last night. While no gamex apart in the standings, Atlanta is in front on a percentage basis ai the result of having played two fewer games than the Barons. ' Hurler Norman Brown performed >uble duty as the Crackers took he Memphis chicks. 12 to 5. Birmingham whipped the Little Rock Travelers 12 to 3. Although he gave up ID hits. Brown was charged with only one earned run. Memphis got the other four in the fourth on an error by Clict Hajduk. Even more impressive than his work In the box was Brown's artistry with the stick. He banged out a couple of singles and a double in four times at the plate, scored two runs himself and brought in three runners. The Baronj got oft to an early •tarj wlfn three runs off Art Mc- Oonnell in the first. Dutch Bamber- irer, Birmingham outfielder, got a homer with one aboard In the second to make it 5 to 0. Baron first nacker Ralph Atkins clouted another In the sixth with two passengers, Johnny Orlce of Little Rock Joined the homer parade In the sixth— but it didn't help. The Mobile Bears staged a two- nm rally in the fifth for a 8 to 4 rictory over the Nashville Vols. The Chattanooga Lookouts put up a perfect defense to aid rookie BLYTKEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS NATIONAL W L Pet. Boston 1« 11 .593 New York . .'. 16 11 .593 Cincinnati 15 12 .556 Brooklyn 14 13 ,S19 Philadelphia . .., 13 16 .464 Pittsburgh 13 15 .464 St. Louis 10 14 .417 Chicago 10 16 .385 New York . Detroit AMERICAN LEAGUE W L. 18 15 Philadelphia ......... 15 Washington ......... 15 Chicago .............. n Boston ...... ......... 12 Cleveland ........... 10 St. Louis ............ 9 Pet. .687 .j56 .511 .517 SOo .480 .4Q*i SOUTHERN LEAGUE Atlanta Birmingham . New Oilcans Mobile Little Hock Nashville Chattanooga W L Pel 16 10 .615 17 11 .601 18 14 .563 15 13 .536 15 14 517 13 14 .481 12 15 .444 . Memphis ............ g 22 .261 NATIONAL [.K»GllE Pittsburgh 5. New York 3. Brooklyn 14. Chicago 5. Philadelphia 3. Si. Louis 2. Cincinnati 13, Boston 9. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 6. Cleveland 0. Boston 1, Chicago 4. St. Louis 8. Philadelphia 8. Washington 6, Detroit 3. SOUTHERN I.RAGUr Atlanta 12. Memphis 5. Birmingham 12, IJltle Rock 1. Chattanooga 7. Nesv Orleans 1. Mobile 5, Nashville 4. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEARCE Memphis at Atlanta, night. Little Rock at Birmingham, night Nashville at Mobile, night. Chattanooga at New Orleans night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Pittsburgh. New York at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Chicago. Brooklyn at St. Louis, night. Skiing's New Look 'I Tigers, Winers To Renew Old Diamond Feud The Annorel Tlgei* and the Number Nine Nlneri, Hie "Martins and Coya" of tile Mississippi County b«*eb«!l, will renew their diamond feud Sunday afternoon in their first meeting of (he year nl Armorel Psrk. Tlie game is scheduled for 7::IO and is expected to draw one of Ihe season's largest crowds, which will consist mainly of local backers of the two club*. • A baseball game between these two neighboring rivals is Jail a little short of a FourMi of July picnic for fans of the two communities, for there exists a rivalry lh:il Little Margaret Ann Sindichich examines the seven-foot skis used by her father. Margaret Ann. 27 months old, the youngest member of the Richmond, Calif., Ski Club, learned the fundamentals this year. An unusually large snow pack Mill exists in the Donner Summit, Calif., ski area, and spring skiing K being enjoyed. Halten, shorts and sun-tan wl having replaced woolens, Margaret Ann is dressed in what is now the typical uniform for the sport. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at aWshington. Cleveland «t New York. Chicago at Boston. Only games. Head Courier News Want Ad* hurler Eric Pelton in an 7 to 1 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Three Youtht Sought After £ scaping Jail AUGUSTA, Ark., May 1». (Ift — Three youths were sought today Rfter fleeing from Jail here yesterday. Jailer Arthur Parker said he was returning Edward Asell Hobbs, 1«. lo a cell alter taking him to a physician's office when the youth knocked him to the floor. Hobbs said Parker opened a door of the cell \vhere Marshall Leonard 19, was held and the two bound him. Then they treed James Balej 18, and all three fled. 4% HOME LOANS Elbert S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society Phone 62?8 Evenings PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock Guaranteed Best Price* Kirby Drug Stores AMMONIUM NITRATE me"'" l ""' '" '""' Paul D. Foster Phones 3418 or 3153 BlythevUle, Ark. vfc as A B C Men wtio know whi.key from A h> I alwoy« mind (heir ft and Q'I. P tfandt f w f rf . wor...end Q for QuolHy. And the way t« b« SURE of that i«... always ask for Seagram'i 7 Crown. ELECTROIUX Cleaners Inspected • FREE • Pr.mpt, Eipert R«|wlr Service at All Tlmea Phone 61 38 Guy Wright lit Ernst New Eleetnlmx Vamum Clcanen An Now AnilaMe Is second to none In thl« area M»na»er MHrion Dyer of Ihe 'risers Is txixdril lo call on elllicr of his two rlghllittnded teen, Frank K1IU or Rock Bl.well lo f«c« the Nlners who probably will send either OharlM "Doc" Barjer oi 1 Kenny Merritl. inaluslay of (he Blytheville American Union's Cotton Plckein mound staff ls.ii \ear, to Ihe hill. The Nlnern have lost but one came so far this season, a close decision to the Rldgley, Trnn., Independent nine last Tuesday nlRht. »s compared with three wins. Armorel's season record Is e«actly Ihe reverse, with only one victory, a 16-6 decision over Oeceola. agahul UNIFORM Headquarters • Baseball • Softball del Our Pric«* TAXI and TRUCK All Colors — Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON CI*an»r-Clothi*r-Tailor The trtatMt depth ia Lake <3t- neva, 8wlla»rland, go« down more Dian 1,000 Int. The »«-/oot TOffel lower ol I'rtvls rwuld stand at the lowest politl with It* top (at- submerged, * PAGE I Rend Courier News Want Ads. three, lots**. Including two to Dy- eislnirs and on* to Manila. PIANO TUNING antl REPAIR Tht till; J-KRH-X; 1 ! TUMMi by HTHOBOCONN between Memiihii and 8t. Louis. WHY TAKK I.K8H THAN 'I'm; HKSTT RADIO REPAIR on nil model* and make*— ilimr by a I.K'KNSUl repair r«|wrl—KVKKV JOB <UJAR- ANTKKI). WHV fAV MOKK K)R I.KSSt Music Instruments and Supplies AnjIJtlni (rum a pick (« a b«>» violin, She«l mutlc, rec- «rd»— tutt ev«ry(h)ni. , BROOKS Music Store K. Mnln — 'I'el. Hit 107 The United mils. Production In : l- I tht wmr. FOOD SPECIALS FRIDAY & SATURDAY No. 2 fun GREEN BEANS ................. If Hunt'* Deliciou* , KETCHUP «,,.«• Chetk This Sperlil! MINCEMEAT ,,. n M« Knnco- American SPAGHETTI ....... ,„..,., Z5< Bush'* PORK & BEANS In Hnvy Syrup, Yellow Cllnr PEACHES I'Htlud In Oil, California SARDINES MCDONALDS AUCTION Remember M«c fur Anythinf Y«» N««d Highway 18 Wenl Phone til eagram's ute lEMRAKf 7 M««. I1. B H«J WW.fc^. »6 . f. Sntriin-Dntllhis CorpoiiHon, Chrysler Building, HiwYorh Studebaker buying wave sweeps "the nation! Another all-time record in April! More people bought new Studebaker cars and trucks in April 1949 than in any previous month in any year. Studebaker sales in January, February, and March were the biggest for any quarter in Studebaker history. Twice this year Studebaker has increased production in an attempt to meet this sensational upsurge in demand. 1949 is a Studebaker year! Studebater's realty rolling! I

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