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FAGC EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 20,1949 Phillips Downs Sullivan-Nelson Atlanta Blanks Memphis 8-0; Pebs Win 8-2 Put* Ark-Mo !• Undisputed Lead ; Iii Softball League ' aolliT»n-N*lson'8 defending champion Chevrolet Boys were handed their tint defeat of the season last night when they were checked 11 to I by a hustling, hard-hitting 'pbiUipt Motor Company outfit In a City Softball League tilt at Walk- r- „ J| | [ ^ ' i Phillips' Tom Ivey handcuffed the f :le^tue champs L.I eight hits while ! ht» teammate* were getting to Jack Whittle for * total of 10. One of the hiti »arnered off Ivey was » bases-empty home run by Jim i Henry Lutes In the sixth inning. i Sullivan-Nelson got off to a fast >. stpart scoring » single run in the •- first toning but the Pordmen bounc- '" «d right back in their hr.lf of the ; inninf and pushed across three. i They added another In the second. I Jour In the fourth, one in the fifth I and the final two In the last of the Detroit Tigers Cling to Second Place With 10-1 Win Over Nats •hrth- The Chevrolet Boys added J single runs in the fourth and sixth 1 frames to two in the seventh to V complete their scoring. "Whittle went all the way for Sullivan-Nelson despite the Ford- men's big fourth Inning. He struck ojil six and yielded three bases on balls. Ivey' whiffed four and' gave up only one walk. 1 Ark-Mo in Undisputed Lead ; The defeat was Hie first of the Mason for the Chevrolet Boys against two' wins and it knocked Brooklyn them out of a first place tie with Philadelphia the Ark-Mo Kliowatters who have Pittsburgh a S-0 record. The victory was the st Louis first for Phillips against two de- Chicago feats. A_ C. Bunch paced the Fordmen's 10-hit attack with a pair of four- baggers accounting for five of the ' H runs. He also singled -n the first Inning. Bill Delong paced Sullivan- Nelson with two hits In four trips. The Blythevllle Motor Company Motormen retained their second place tie with a .humiliating 30-1 decision over the hapless Owens Drug nine. Ted Pisher, on' the hill for the Motormen, limited the Druggists to only four hits as he and his team mates climbed all over two Owens' twirlers for a total of, 16 aafe blows, '.(... J. Wisdom started on the mount '{"•' for the Brugglsts but was relieved 1 " by Bill Haynes. Wisdom was charg I; ed with the loss. ! i Slaughter SUrti Early ' The Motormen started their on ? " »laught in the very first innin • ' scoring nine runs on only tw | ' hits. They added three more In th I | second, three in the third, two in ! i the fourth, eight r ln the fifth and • ! five in the sixth. Owens' only tally ! i came in the last half of the sixth I '• inning when the Druggists put to- i * gether two hits and two bases on 1 ! balls.' ' ,. t Canada led the Motormen's 16' • hit. attack with . two doubles and , . a ilnglt in five trips. Cook homered '. • ?m- the victors in the fifth Inning, i* .V- -'• '" The Standings .' '" Team W. L. Pet. ' : Ark-Mo 3 0 1.000 1 ' Sullivan-Nelson 2 1 Blythevilie Motor .... 2 1 Holland 2 1 Jaycees 1 2 Hanoi-backs . 1 2 Phillips . 1 2 Owens . ...: 0 3 Bf The Auoclaled Jack Taylor hurled a six-hit shutout for the Atlanta Crackers Thursday night as they defeated the Memphis Chicks, 8 to 0. to establish themselves moie firmly In the Southern Association lead. The Crackers got to Marvin Rob- latt, the loser, and Dick Strahs for 13 safeties, including three triples. the Little Rock Travelers walloped the Birmingham Barons, 8 to 2. The Travs lilt 14 times oil three Baron hurlers. The loss dropped the second place Birmingham club a full game behind the Crackers. The nocks exploded for six runs In a big third Inning to clinch the victory. Al Piechota limited the Barons to four scattered hits. Charley Lctchas' two-run homer In the ninth gave the Chattanooga Lookouts a 1-5 nod over New Orleans. Earlier the Pelicans had blown n four-run lead. The Mobile Bears used 11 hits to defeat Nashville's Vols, 5 to 4. HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL I.KAGDE W Boston !<I New Yovfc 17 Cincinnati 15 I'd .007 Ml .536 .530 .4« .•M8 .400 .385 By Jarfc Hand (AMoclatett' PrrM Sporti Writer) Fled Rolfc Is winning Ills spurs as a successful big league manager at Detroit. The ex-New York Yankee third baseman.who never managed any professional team, until tills spring, has his Tigers In second place, only two games behind the Yankees. Washington, Cincinnati and the Chicago While Sox have been steal- nig the big black print in the newspapers, but Detroit, rates high among the surprise teams of 104*. They laufihcd nt Rolfc last March in Lakelnnd (Fla.) when he said he was taking dead aim at the American League pennant. Despite, a decided weakness at first and second base, Rolfe maneuvered the Tigers Into a contending position on the lilltlne of Georre Kell. Vic WorlK and rookie Johnny Groth. He plugged the second base hole by acquiring Don Kolloway from the While Sox. Recently he benched Vico and started Paul Camnucll'at first. Tt worked. Rolfe set up n pitchlna "big four' of Hal Nowiiouser (4-2). Virgi Truck? (5-1). Ted Grftv (3-1) and Frc-'dle Hulchln«on (2-2). Hiiti'hlnson. who turned hack Wiishtiv>lon with s"ven hits vesler day. 10-1, Is as linndv with the ba as'lie is on the mound. Hutch drov in t.hrro run' with a single, ctoubl nnd triple. Not even three hits bj first baseman Eddie Robinson coMld save VV!>slliH«'lnn. Del roll picked up n full game on the Yanks, who were doppcd by Cleveland, 3-2. Lary Doby, the In- ianV Negro outfielder, smashed a 60-foot-plus homer--as Steve Gro- ick shaded Bob Porterfleld. Doby's blast In the second Innln? leared the 20-foot bleacher wall nd landed In the seventh row of lie center field bleachers. Later he It a single with the bases loaded in he fifth to break a 1-1 tie. Errors Hurt Boeox A jittery* defense cost the Boston Red Sox a 10-lnnlng ball game on an error by first baseman Billv lltchcock on Vern Stephens' throw. The Red Sox made four errors In ;he game but Hitchcock's was the Dig one that gave Chicago at a 7-6 margin. The Philadelphia A's and St. Louis lirowns were not scheduled and a National Leapue game between the Phillies and Chicago Cubs was postponed because of threatening weather at Wrlgley Field. The Boston Braves and New York Giants, tied for first place In the National for an entire week, remain deadlocked. The Braves came up witli two in the ninth to top Pittsburgh. 3-2. and the Olnnt-i bumped off Cincinnati, 6-2. Brooklvn moved into a third, nlnce tie wllli Cincinnati ou Preacher lion's 2-0 shutout of St Louis. It was the Cards' third loss In n row since returning home. Mii«l!i! pnckcto'l a S50o ei'fck anil accepted the Ilillerich Memorial Awnrd fnr winning the National Lensue battlns title last year. Then he broke out of Ills slump with ihrce hits in four trips. SEC to Consider Leaving NCAA Deep South Circuit To Discuss Pulling Out of Association BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 20. lot —Southeastern Conference coaches tomorrow will consider proposals which may take the deep south .schools out of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The issue Is the NCAA Sanity Code, which outlaws aid to college students solely because of their athletic ability, Coaches will discuss four possible chances in present rules. AH would permit financial help for athletes. The conches also will discuss what mlcht happen to the SEO if It withdraws from the NCAA The latter adopted the Sanity Code ir January, 1948. and applied It to its 400 colleee members. AMKRIOAN LKAOUE W New York 18 Detroit. 1G Philadelphia I s Chicago I5 Washington '5 Cleveland j " Boslon 12 St. bouts 9 SOUTHERN' I.EACJUK Atlanta Birmingham . New Orleans . Mobile Lit lie Hock . , Nashville . ... ChattnnooRa W n n is 10 1C 13 . 13 Memphis 8 Pet .64 3 .nil .511 .BIT .500 .471) .l'2 31tl Pel ,030 ,515 .552 .461 .253 .667 .667 .667 333 .333 .333 .000 Oklahoma A & M •Seeks to Become Member of Big 7 AMERICAN LEAGUE Clevelnurt 3. New York 2 Detroit 10, Washington 1- Chicago 7. Boston 6 (10 innings* Only games scheduled ' NATIONAL I,E»GUE Boston 3. Pittsburgh 2 New York 6. Cincinnati 2 , Brooklyn 2. SI. Louis U Philadelphia at Chicago, postponed threatening weather SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta 5. Memphis 0 Little Rock 8, Birmingham 2 Mobile 5, Nashville 4 Chattanooga 7, New Orleans 5 Veteran's Name Erwin Jones to , Manage Ball Club Erwtn Jones, former Central Ark- nnsLis bAscbnll player and at one time considered one of the smith's best sottb'nll pitchers, has been appointed malinger of Blythevllle's Veterans Housing Quarter.'; baseball tciun. it was announced yesterday. The appointment of Jones was purl of the team's recent re-1 orijaiilstntloii. The Veterans HonsliiB c Tcnm Is a non-sponsored club made up largely of World Wnr II veterans. Mr. Jones said yesterdny thnt the tenm is mapping plans for an extensive schedule which will include ennies with the lending Independent a n d semi-professional tenins of this nren. He stated that the team is trying to cbtnln the use of the Walker Park diamond as a liotnc flelrt and If obtained number of night games will .be scheduled. The veterans' team was organized this spring with no sponsoring BRCiiEy. Players of the tenm purchased their own uniforms and other equipment, Mr. Jones said. EVANS'TON. 111.. Mnv 20. </Pi — 'Hie "I" Nine marked time toda on MlclliPfn Stnle's menibersh! hid afler votinrr Itsel finto the R<w Funeral Directors Elect New Officers Torlav's Games AMKKtOAN LEAGUE Chicago at New York St. Louis at Washington fnlsh IJetrolt at Philadclphin (night) Cleveland at Boston NATIONAL I.EAGUF Brooklyn at St. Louis (night.) Boston at Piltsburgli (night) Philadelphia at Chicago New Yor kat Cincinnati LINCOLN, Neb., May 20. Oklahoma A & M wants in th Mluourl Valley Intercollegiate Ath- vlrtkc Association, commonly known u the Bit Seven Conference. i ' That'« why Daan C .H. McElroy, 'JrfKainnan of the Aggies Faculty titommlttee, and Athletic Director (Hank) Iba were attending Big Seven's Faculty Commil- 4')|M meeting here today. i?;M There was considerable specula- if^ilon afloat that some action would i »<e Uken on the Oklahoma A & M 'i^lfid .'for membership in the confer- Both McElroy and Iba were "by Invitation." "We want to become a member of ^.'.the Big Seven," said McElroy, Iba 'f; ;ixlded agreement. "We have the :£ <»thletic program and facilities. We •J'J^mn meet »n eligibility rcp.ulre- Ifripent*. We welcome the Invcstiga- ' "tk>n of the Big Seven Committee. •^"' Iba commented that It was the -JJ-*e»lre of. A * M to become a inem- 'j* «ber of the Big Seven and added V"that the Aggies "want to play the S'jBi? Seven schools regardless of whe- 'ifitber they are accepted or not.' SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night gnmes: Memphis at Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham. Naslivllle at Mobile. Chattanooga at New Orleans. MEMPHIS, May 24. of four-slate funeral directors associations ucre installed here today. The insinuation ceremonies highlighted the closing session of T three day convention here of th Mississippi Valley Funeral Director Association. State groups in Ten no-s-see, Arkansas, Mississippi an Louisiana make up the Mlsstssipi. Valley Association. The new officers include: Arkansas: Avery Shinn of nus Ecllvillc, president; Rufus D. Hern don. Jr.. Hope, first vice presiden Lloyd Lnngford, Jonesboro. secon vice president; Rnymond E. Ste phenson. Montlcello, c h a p I a i i Ueilyn Henlh, Pnrngould. sergeant at arms: C. A. Roth, Little RocV- rc-eleclccl secretary for the 20I V time. Official conference action may ome at a May 28 meeting In At- inta. This Is the date of a Joinf e.wlon with the Southern and Southwest Conferences. The announced purrxi.se of tha icetlng. Is to discuss thesanitj Written announce.; tf> SEC of icials Include as a topic to be rtis cu.sced. Oils question: "Can the hree conferences withdraw (from i NCAA) and combine and successfully conduct an athletic program?" Livestock NEW YORK, May 20. (/P) — A long-range tip" offered to this dept. says that All-America Football Conference will be back with eight clubs for the 1950 season. . . word as to where the eighth is coming from—or why. . . Virgil Jackson, who coached Bob Mathlas, las resigned his post at Tulave, Calif., High School. Suppose he could be peeved because he wasn't getting the material he was accustomed to? ... Col. Earl Holt, whose Oak Ridse N. C. Military Academy prepped Wes Ferrell and a few others for mnjor Icaeuo baseball, has come up willi another fine prospect. He's Hilly Joe Davidson, a 16-year- nld, 218-pound fast ball pitcher. . The shotilcler pain which' causc>d Ike Wlllinms to postpone his 7 1-2 percent title match against Enrique NATIONAL, STOCKYARDS, 111., May 20. <JP>— IUSDA1— Hogs 8,500; market active; barrows and gilts 25 to BO higher than Thursday's average; sows steady to 25 higher; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 19.5075; top 20.00 for several loads mostly under 220 Ibs; 250-300 Ibs 18.5019.50; around 325-350 Ibs 18.00; 140110 Ibs 18.50-19,50; 100-130 Ib pigs scarce; odd lots 16.00-U.OO; mostly 16.50 up; good sows 400 Ibs down 16.25-17.50; over 400 Ibs 14.50-16.00; stags 11.50-14.00. Cattle 500; calves 600; generally steady In cleanup trade; «t««rs scarce; few odd lots offered but mostly of kind to sell around 24.00 or slightly above; good and high good heifers and mixed yearlings 24.50-25.50; common and medium kinds scarce around ^21.00-23.50; common and medium cows 18.0019.50; canners and cutters largely 14.00-17.50. THEATER * LEACHVILLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Wetkdayi: 7:«0 A 8:00 P. M. Saturday « Sunday: 1 P. M. With Continuous Showing Friday PAL NIGHT •i. for (he Price of I Bolanos. came along while Ike was at dinner. Must have been a heavy meal. f our Games Scheduled In Two "Y" Leagues Final games iii the Blythevllle Y's Grammar School Softball and Junior flish Baseball I .endues will be played tomorrow morning. In tliij .softball joop Yarbro will take or Sudbury in the first game and the league-leading Central nine will meet Lange In the second Both games will be played on the Division Sheet, playfield. In the baseball league, Billy Aphiful Coincidence Earlv this season when Duke's bnsi>>v>ll team vMled Clemson Carol Cox of the imme team hit two home rims in one inning. . . Later Ocor- pla came along and Eli Marlcich of the visillnc tnnm performed the nme feat. . . Then it was South nltiia vs. Clemson and Ray Mnthews did it nsain for Clemsmi —two homers in one Inning. . . The oriilitv is that n" Direc of Hie dou- -clouters. C'>x. Maricich am vlnthews. »rp lei) halfbacks in foot- jail. . . Those uiiys weren't Jus •ilttlnp the nil-"hes. they must have icen intercepting them. f Pete Mead's Truman, Ark., eighbors came here by bus to see Pete fight Robert Vlllemain tonight. After the 1,200 mile ride, they fig- red they'd taken more punishment han the fighters. T^»-l wfime for the next, two years Tile conference last ni"ht His carried a w;>iver claviso in its five venr nncl wlr.h the Pacific Con former, wh'f'h nrovidcd for a r'.sirtr rnnrosentallve from *he ca *hp Bowl classic for lasn and "SI Thp afllon was taken to avoid nm n ltcntlons next fall when two onfercnri 1 teams—defend'ntj chnm- MIchiTTi and Rose 'Bowl hnmnion Northwestern—will be -Tlblr for repeat trips to the owl ennies. The conference now is on record o send even a pn^ibJe third plftce Inlshrr next football season to tlic Rose Bowl. That would occur if Michigan and Northwestern wound ip in Ihn first two place's. The Michigan State Cnsc was in- ,roiiuccd late last night when special Inve.itlgatlnR committee reported to conference officials on ithlctlc policies of the East Lansing Mtrli., institution. "Hie discussions on Ihc Spartan admittance were continued untl bociay. 1^ was reported that Mich Ipan State's admittance, provision ally approved last December, ma be formally approved sometime to day. Burnham's Cardinals will play the Yarbro Reels in the first game to decide the league chiimuiomiliir and the Wildcats will meet the Boll Weevils In the second contes 1 on the Walker Park diamond. "As straight as a crow flies" i a well Rriown saying, but crows don' Ily thai wny. Their flight pattern is usually zigzag. Soorls B-fnrr Your Eyes Publicity on the pro tennis cham nionship? at Forest Hills nex month is ncedlinp Jack Kramer Wasn't ' "' ' whose entry 1 been receiver Latest handout hints that Jack i ducking the touch competition. Obsci-vers at Notre Dame's Snrin football sessions report Fran Leahy doesn't have as much ytjun depth as usual, but he lias a hec of i first club. . . One of the bos baseball prosoccU in the South eastern Conference is Mississippi State's second baseman. Jimmy Bragan. He's a kid brother of ex- Dodger Bobby, who manages the Fort Worth Cats. . . A whole mob Read Courier News Want Ads. 'YOU GOTTA STAY HAPPY" James Stewart Joan Fontaine Comedy Short Dots All. Brothers Barry Sullivan of Regis High, New York, one of the north's players In the North-South high school basketball game at Murray, Ky., next, month, was tabbed as "the smartest boy in the senior class." We'll see when we learn that kind of college deal he negotiates. Tlie Detroit Lions, who play their football games In Briggs Stadium, will train next fall at Briggs Field and Briggs Pieldhouse at Michigan'Normal College. . . Must be crossing their Briggs before they come to them. Our idea of a real optimist Ls th tellow who gets comfort oiit of th fact that a flat tire is flat only on the bottom. Read Courier News Want Ads. ; R«s4 Courier News Want Ads. "T ' IV V THEATRE OSCEOIA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens at I \\rtk MjhU Show Starts at 7:30 Matinee Saturday * Sunday at '•! p.m. will) continuous showing UNIFORM Headquarters • Baseball • Softball G«l Oor Prices DHVCS WORMS TAXJ and TTOK AD (Man — ^Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON •'^i'-' ~. -L, Friday & Saturday Tim Holt Rides Again in "Thunder Mountain" Serial: Chapter 7 of "REX * R1NTV" Saturday Midnight Show Starts 10:15 p.m. ,, "SHOOT TO KILL" Russell Warte Susan Walters Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday (He chased her vntil she caught him!) 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A Hal Roach Comedy Serial: "Jungle Girl" Also Cartoon Saturday Owl Show 'THE GAY AMIGO" with Duncan Renaldo and Leo Carrillo Short Subjects Sunday & Monday "SO DEAR TO MY HEART" with Bur) Ivcs, Dial 4261 Box Office Opens »t I'M Show Starts at 1:30 Friday & Saturday "PARTNERS OF THE SUNSET" Jimmy Wakely "Cannonball™ Taylor Serial: Chapter 10 of "REX. &. RIKTY" RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 10:15 p.m. "ROSE OF THE RIO GRANDE" MovlU John Carroll - Also Shorts Friday * Saturday "TAKE ME BACK TO OKLAHOMA" with Tex Bitter Cartoon & Serial . 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