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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 21, 1949
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BATUWUY, MAY H, 19« BLVTHEVILLB (AM.) COURIER NEWS UVKM Kennedy Hurls Fine Two Hitter As Giants Blank Cincinnati 5-0; Cards Trounce Dodgers 6-2 Who Said No Pitching? %> »'. . (AuocUtcd Press S|»rt» Writer) The New York Giants are beginning to reap some dividends from the (25,000 they shelled out to Richmond for pitcher Montla Kenned In 19«. Aft«r year* of frustration Kennedy U making tlie 35 grand price I look cheap with some of the niftiest pitching by a Giant left-hande »lnce Ihe memorable days of ting Carl Hubbcl), Well poised and still possessing* the atuff that had the Olantt and opposllton buzzing three yeara ago, Kennedy has turned In four vlc- torlu, one more than he recorded for the alanta all last year. • Kennedy pitched the Giants Into undisputed possession of first place In the National League yesterday with the finest performance of his career, a 5-0 two-hit triumph over the ambitions Cincinnati Reds The 27-year-old native of Amelia, V r a., faced only 29 batters, walked none, fanned two and retired the last 14 Reds in" order. The Giants decided the game In the very flrat Inning, scoring three' runs after Howie Fox disposed of tlie first two hitters. Two walks and three singles did the damage. Bues Edge Bravti Pittsburgh helped the Giants attain the lead by noting out the Boston Braves. 2-1, under the lights Jff> Pittsburgh. ' Rookie Bill Werle- outpilched recruit Bob Hall to post hl» third victory for the Piralcs und doubled home Ed Bockmau wllh what turned out to be the winning run in the fourth inning. The Bt. IxmU Cardinals turned back the Brooklyn Dodgers, 6-2. behind the steady nine-hit pitching of Red Munger to halt their three gamt losing streak. Munger *nt Dodger rookie morris Martin wer* all tquared at 2-3 going Inlo Ihe jixth when .the Cards scor- td once and drove Martin out. The Fed Birds aaaured themiolvas of the decision In tht seventh when Enos daughter cracked a three run doublt off Don Newcombe, rookie Negro rlgthhander. who was making his major league bow. A'» Beat Newhouser S-l Philadelphia crept to within a half game of the American League s lecond place Detroit Tigers.M Joe Coleman bested the Tigers' Hal Newhouscr, 2-1, hi a ten Ipniug duel In a night game at ahibe Park. rerris Fain singled homt Eddie Joost with one'out in Ihe extra ^ning to give Coleman' his filth "(fctory of the year. J'oost socked Vii's sixth homer in the opening Coleman yielded six tattles, half cf theni to NewhouMr, and fanned nino. Barons Defeat Travelers 11-1 On Five Hits By The Auartated Preu Holding Litllc Rock to five lilts, Bobby Bi-Hke pitched the Birmingham Baron* to an 11-1 decision last night. Tlie game was marked by injuries to the catchers of each club, Joe Erault of the Travelers received a broken finger from a foul tip in the first Inning. Baron Joe Stephen son was hit In the head in the fifth byV ball pitched by Neil Saulia but was not seriously hurt. The Nashville Vol» pasted Mobile. 10 to 1, as Carman Maltory held the Bears to seven well-scat, lered hits. Louis IBobo) Newsom yielded eight hits as lie hurled the Chattanooga Lookouts to a 9 to 5 victory at New Orleans. The Memphis Chicks were holding 1-0 lend when they were rained out in the third inning in a game with the league-leading Crackers at Atlanta. No tames are icheduled in the leatue tonight. Sports Roundup tU|h rulkrton, Jr. Sports in BrM ' 'At the'itaTt of the season everybody agreed th« Oltnts lacked pitching but Leo Duroiichci has worked Sheldon Jones, Clint Bartung, Larry Jansen and Monte Kennedy, left lo right, in rotation unit has received tome pitching performances that were gem», And now tlie Polo Grounders nre, riding Blop Hie IfalUmul League siandlngn thanks to their pitching staff. Yesterday Kennedy blanked the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on a neat two-hit Job. The gent kneeling on th» ixtrtina right Is D«ve Koslo, tlie Qltnls 1 rellel worker. NKW YOHK. May 21. W>—There's only one thing wrong with the stories about » "rebellion" uguhwt the NOAA Sanity Code, uccorittnu to tills corner's lulovmi\nt.s. . . It won't Inkc pluco us lon» n:» the col- prr.slilcnls know It might iK'l them in w.rons with Ihc people who sol up sdiolnMtc sliimlurds, . . An "umallslmHory" label from n sehu- l«sl!o conference I* » lough rni> l" In-ill. . . Nut (nine MiignzlnO Fleischer, whase 48tli book will gome uut next nionlh. estimates hi' Irns written :w million wonts alxnil huxlng. 'Hull upproxlmulcly mulch 1 '* Dumb Dan Morgan's vorbul oulinil lor one afternoon. Art Kooneyerl th« Ait Bert Hell. Niilloiml ttwlbUl Lengue conimt.ssloner. tells this onu on his old inirlner. Art Roniicy. . | Seems Roonny's Pittsburgh ehih | WHS iiliiytng nn exhlbltl6n iRnlmt Hie ClitaiRo Hems at Erie, I'u.. and when Ail encountered "P«pu lic'iir'' Cuwgr itnlns before Ihc gninc, ho nliilnllvrly linked: "GcovRe, ije mer- UK (hi* iitlenrion." . , . IMfwd him by. , . Law and his yomiR son. Art, ni'st th« Benv.s' By The Awodatwl Boning NKW YORK— Era In boxing end nd us Mike Jiicobs' 20th Century Sporting Olub held Us last fliht In Madison Sqmue Garden. Robert Vlllemaln, 168W, France outpointed I'ete Mead, 161 ',4, Grand Rapids, Mich. 10. C.eneral LINCOLN, Neb.— Bin 8«ven fac- ulty npminUUm voted nwmborahip >ppB«>rteai of horn* A. * U. EVAWTOH, HI/-Wttttni ttttnct voted to admit Me 8UU ai .loth numbw, .to coriierenct eompttltloo to tt* («•> demlc year IW-'Sl, except to toot- boll. PHILLADELPHI*—JUln WMtMd out Mcond round of atxth anm»l Inquirer inviUUon OeU T«urn»- ment. old time form, might be n heck of mi »Ui'«cllon In Newark. .But It may be loadlni tlio Bears ro»- trr with a pluyor they can't use. . • licrheri (Huby) Slrlbllnj;, wlio never achieved brcilher W. L.'i (ame u a flgliter, is working at th« Garden Slate rncclruck. \Vrak Knrt NoUi, Doin, Mlclnsun'.s 1018 foolbiUl Ciiplnhi whaie college, eligibility has run out, Is working out with nay Fishers baseball team this nil-ins. He'll lIMen to pro offers . . Hob Poi'lerllold lins teen tlia UwliiB ullchcr in four ol Iho Ynr.kws lust seven Riune.s. . . Nolan Lulin, bl« Ortcil Bay Pucker on<l, has bouslil n place JiLsl. n few miles [loin tlio club's tnilnliiK lodijo and plans to nilse chlnclillliw iliero. . . Suppose Hint's so lie won't Iwve fur lo go for workoul-s? STAND AMtHlOAN Kneilsen, Canny To Meet Riley And Swede Nelson New York . Detroit . .. hlladelphla lucaeo . .. Washington leveltind . Boston . ... t. Louis . pviaile to the Washington who pounded his offering for six hits and fivt runs in three in- -nir«a in beatln* - tha 3V, Loujs Brows, 5-3 In a night game at Washington. Oamu betwetn the Ohicaga White 6ox and New York Yankees, the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Cubs were poatopned becaiiM of rain. ' The United States did not de- velope commercial production of peanuts until after the Civil War when their food value was emphasized by tha short ration^ of the tirno. Be-whiskered Slocky Kneilsen, th« veteran grappler touted «3 the "toughe«t of them all", returns to the mat program here Monday night lo take part in the tag match main event of the American Legion's weekly wrestling bouts at tho Memorial Auditorium. Kneilsen, who had been wrestling in this circuit for more than decade, will bring along anolhe one of Promoler Mike Meroney' toughies, William "Wild Bill" Can ny, to team with him in the ta match feature. Opposing them wll b* Tex Riley and Swede NeUon. Riley and Nebjop teamed to gether for tlie first time lust wee when they took a decision, ove Finis Hall and Henry Harrcll "in tin feature bout of Meroney's card. Last week's performance was the lirst here for Nelson, a 305^pouncl Swede Monday night's bout is expected to be a free-swinging affair with action hinging on a grudge between Riley and Canny which us almost certain to be re-kindled when the two enter the ring. Completing Monday night's card will be » pair of one-fall preliminary boulx with Riley meeting Kneilsen and Canny tangling with Nelson. LtAGDK W L .... II 10 ....16 13 .... 19 IS .,,. 16 11 13 9 Pet. .6« .552 .533 ,611 .516 .4/8 .V2 .300 Osceo/o Books 12 Grid Games For '49 Season NATIONAL New York .... Boston Jrooklyn . .. Cincinnati . .. *ittsburgh . . Philadelnhia . >t. Louis Chicago W . 18 . IT . 15 . 15 . 14 . 13 . 11 . 10 Pet .621 .588 .517 .517 .487 .484 .423 .385 Major League Leaders k oniet <>p«D» at J We*k NtghU Show Marti a< llN Mallnre H»turd»> * (ja»4a» 'i p.m. wl SOUTHERN LEAGUE W U Atlanta Birmingham . Mobile New Orleans Rock Nashville Chattanooga Memphis . . 18 1« 1» 16 14 14 • Pet .533 .529 .516 .483 .483 .358 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LE*Gl)E New York 5. Cincinnati 0. Pittsburgh 2. Boston 1. St. Louis 6, Brooklyn 2. Philadelphia at Chicago, poat- poned, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia 3, Detroit 1 (ten innings). Washington 6, Bt. Louis 3. Chicago at New York, postponed rain. Cleveland at Bo«ton, postponed, ain. Parking Bees-ness Is Buzzing Going to pick up a car (or a customer, Harold Williams, Memphis, Term., parking lot attendant, findf it «k««dy occupied—by a huge swarm «C bees. The surprised Williams left this particular parking problem to more capable bands. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Birmingham 11. Little Rock 1. Nashville 10, Mobile 1. Chattanooga fl. New Oilcans S. Memphis at Atlanta, postponed. A 12-game grid schedule, including tilU with flvi DUtrict Thn* ClHii B opponents, WM rel>«aed yeJlerday by Qsce&la High School officials for the 1»4» 3emlnole». The S«mtnoles are slaled Ui open Ihe IMO >ea^on agaliut the Parkliii High Tiger* at home and dost If with their onnual Turkey Day rivals the Marked Trte Indian*, on Nov. J4. Tho schedule also Include* gam»» with two out of state teams. O«r mantown and Whltehaven. Tenn. Whltehaven come* to O»c*ola nn Oct. 7 and the Beminoiu will «o to Oermantown on Nov. *. For the first time In several years Wilaon, Keiser and Dyevs are included on OsceoU'i grid slate. Tile Occeola. official* alto an- nounctd * seven game schedule far the Osceola Junior Semlnoles which Includes Iwo games each wllh Shawnee. DycM, and Marked Trtt and a single garni wllh the Para.- gould Bullpupi. The Khedules: Senior Sept, 9— Parking ft Cteceola Sept. 1»—Dyei» at Oicaola Dent. »—KeU«r at Cvceola S-pt, SO—West Memphis thert Oct. 7~Wr>itehaven, Tenn,. »l O.sceola Oct. ]4—Rector at O-ceola. Oct. 2J— Hughts there Oct. 28—TTumann here Nov. <—Oermantown. Tenn., there Nov. 11—Wilson there Nov. JS--Piggolt at O«ceola Nov, »*—Marked Tree there > Junior Sept. M—Shawnet at O»c«ola Sept. 28—Dyess there Oct t «—Marked Tree at OcccoUt Oct. 13—Dyess »t Oaceola Oct. 30—Pamgould there Oct. 17—Marked Tree there Nov. 3—Shawnee there By Ilir Assiwlalrd PITS* American Ijcuguc BaltliiB — Zcrnlnl. Chicngo, .383. piMivisgio, Boston. .314." Runs—Joost. Phlliulelpliln. S5, DIMagslo nnd Wllltnins. BMton, Henrich, New Pork. Kcll, Detroit. 23. Runs balled In—Williams, Boston, 3'J. Wcrlit. Detroit, 28. HIU—Kell. Detroit, 4S; Zcrnlal, Chicago, 44. Doubles — Zernlul, Chicago, 14, Chapman, Phllndelph!a, 12. •lYlplps - Mitchell. Cleveland, 6. Valo. Philadelphia, 4. Home Runs—Stephens, Boston, H, Willianu, Boiton, I. Stolen Bivfes—Dililnser. 8t. Ixiuls. 4, TeblKta, Boston, Mitchell, Cleveland, Valo, Philadelphia, 4, Pitching — Wlpht, Ohlcngo and topat. New York, 4-0. 1.000. Strikeout*— Newhous«r, Detroit,' 40, Truckn, Detroit, 33, National i^neue Battlnc — Knmk. St. I/nils, .384, Sehoendieml. St. Louis. .358. Runa—Marshall, New York. 28. Oordon, New York, 26. Ruivi batted In—Mine, New York, Canmanella, Brooklyn, 34. Hlt»—Lookma n, New York an.d Dark, Boston, 44, Doubles-Jonos, Phil»delp)il», U. Waltkui, Philadelphia, OnvaretU. Chicago, 9. Triples—S m a 11 c y. ciiUago, 4, Thonwon, New York, 3. Home runs—Mixe. New York 9; Campauclla, prooklyn, Klncr, Plfls- bjrgh, 7. Blolen Bases—Hoblnson, Brooklyn. 5, Herinanskl, Brooklyn, Lock- nmn. New York, 4. Filching—Branca, Brooklyn. 8-0 1.000; Heinltclman, PhllartclpliK 4-1 BOO. Hooncy walked room «.s llnlii-s WHS Klvlnc hlfl final pop tulk. . . "ftrl," snlcl Ronnciy. Sr,. "rim In .there »nd yell, 'Do'i'l bent my pop's teiun." . . . Thft voiunisU-r <tld tlmt »ud kit (lie im-nMoi'fi ol the liiUlwny liuipli- ln« so Imrd Mains couldn't ttnlsli Uis tulk. . . The mirth uppiirciilly didn't let un unlll n couple of houri lulcr. when the Chlca|;oni>K saw the final score; Sleeler.i o, Beiirs 7. Sportspnurl The Yankees got down to Ihe player limit by sending Charley Kcllrr lo Newark, but we wonder what elfeot it will Iwve on the farm club whli'.ri already I* 111 a tough spot, Keller, In unythlnK Hko hla RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. :—^r~i , ' _: ^~T:~_j——--!±^=r^=s =^=-^*--' -a-J" ' ' '• ' "— NEW Hu» Oiwii' W r "«k l)«j» lilH» p.m Maliner Haturdaf A Hund«j sal.-Hun 1 ii.iu Omit Nhuwl Manila, Ark. tthvwt KVKKV NUIH1 Sulurduy Tim Holt Kldn Again In "Thunder Mountain" Serial: Chapter 1 «f •HEX * R1NTK- S:Uurduy "PRINCE OF THE PLAINS" •with H»l" Al»n Sluirti SnUirdny Midnljht Show St.rU 1«:4S p.m. "SHOOT TO KILL" Ruinell Wade Susan Walter*AIM Cartoon Snttirduy Owl Show 'ACT OF VIOLENCE" with Van lleflln and Robert llyin Alsu Sliurla Sunday «nd Monday (Me chMed her until the eaaiht him!) "MY DEAR SECRETARY" Laralne Day Kurt Dmglu Keenan Wynn i Newa of th« Da; * Sunday & Monday "LAST BANDIT" with WlllUm KHMt Saturday "TAKE Mlv BACK TO OKLAHOMA" with T«x Uitter Cartwm & Serial Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Pittsburgh. New York at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Chicago. Brooklyn at St. Louis. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicaso at New York St. Loui> at Washington. Detroit at Philadelphia. Cleveland at Boston No SOUTHERN LEAGUE garnet scheduled. The American people lost an average of $771,000 a year to passers or counterfeit bills from 1»33 to 193«. Salurdiiy Owl Show "BELOW THE DEADLINE" wllli Warrun Douglas and ltnnis*y. Amrs _ ALso ClirliMin Sunday, Monday & Tucidny Btrlkeovits—Branca, Brooklyn, 39. Bpihn, Boston, 32. Hundreds of Infants liave been *»ved recently by tlie modern operation of "patent ductm arterlo- siis" where tbci'c Ls a defect at birth which permits the flow of blood between ihe aorta and the pulmonary artery. Police Get the Bird EVANSTON, 111. (/Pf—Dale Stcni- ple, a private watchman, waj making hij niehtly round*. He aaw a curtain move in a house. That was susplcioui became the owner was out of town. Another curtain switched a bit. Stemple hailed a passing squad car. He and two officers, guns drawn, stole up to the house and peered In. They stared Into the large, blinking eyes of an owl. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERES Reserved Seals on Sale at the Legion Arena from « pjn. Every Monday Monday, May 23 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN 15e New Starting Time 8:15 Here's How To CATCH THOSE FISH! THEATER ^ LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. 8TAKTINO TIME W»kd*rii 7:00 * BlOO t M. Saturday A- Hundafi I P M. With Cvntlnanus Hhnwlna lOKTTi. ROBERT YOUNG CUMMINGS Whim ttlarta Wnkdaya UN MB- .iturday and. Sunday i OntiaaMi shuwlng from UN pm. Saturday (IXUllll.K FKATUKK1 "BUFFALO BILL RIDES AGAIN" with Klrlurd Arlen BOX SEATS ISc EXTRA (Tu TAG MATCH SWEDE NELSON and TEX RILEY versus BILL CANNY and STOCKY KN1ELSEN Also 2 1-Fall 30-Minurt Match** Riley Knielsen Canny V*. Nelson For all your Fishing Supplies, see the Dixieland Baitery • 30,000 BIG SHINERS Vatted the perfect way • 5,000 GOLD FISH MINNOWS The has* and crappie aize • BIG BLACK ROACHES The kind that get the bream • PLENTY OF RED WORMS We al» haTe s a good stock of potef, minnow huckrtx an<t tackle. So, for convenience, come U the only plaw where JM c»n get evcrj thin* jn an* for pl«M»nt flahtng. Dixieland Baitery 511 Chiekaiawbo "WHO KILLED DOC ROBBtNS?" A Hal Rn:irh CornrrtT Scrlnl: JuiiRlc Clrl" ,Cart<H>n Saturday Owl Show "THE GAY AMIGO' \v\l\\ DlllU 1 :!!! Itcriitljo iinil ('iirriiln Kllurl bubJfflJ. Saturday ' (DOUBLE rEATUEE) "TERROR TRAIL" with Oharln SUrrett and Smiley Burnett* "FLIGHT to NOWHERE" Serial: "Chick Carter, DeUctlvt." No. 14 Abu Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW AT 11 p-m. "SAN QUENTIN" wllh Lawrence Tlerney lUilcm ItlacLane, and Marian Carr Serial: "Jc»»« James Rld« Agnln" Chapter 11 AUn Cartoon lll.l «ZB1 T Otflce Opera at 7:« Show Starts M 1:311 Saturday "PARTNERS OF THE SUNSET" Jimmy Wakcly "Camionbiill" Taylor Serial: Chapter It of "REX * KINTV" Sunrlwy & Mnnrtay "SO DEAR TO MY HEART" wltli Burl Ivcs. MiMlbh llonill. :uld Biibly IJriscoll New*. Carluon & Hlturt Sunrlav & Monday r'EATUKB) 'MONSIEUR VERDOUX" wilh Marlha Raye. Iso'jci Elsom, and Robert Lewi* "CROSSFIRE" V.tli R«hcrt Younf, Rnhcrt MlUham. Rnbert Ryan, . and Clnria Graham* AIM) l^irtoon and Late World New> (0\1|)\M i\\ \i Real l-tnl. - M r Phone 521 Phon* 30751 Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 1«:45 p.m. "ROSE OF THE RIO GRANDE" MnvrU .Tohn Carroll Also Shorts Sunday and Monday Irving Berlin's "EASTER PARADE" (IN TECHNICOLOR) Judy Garland Fred Asia Ire *et«r Lawford Warner Newi * Short Monday: Shorts A S«ri»l Chapter U ef BRUCE GENTRY 4% HOME LOANS Blhert S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society Phone 6.12* Erenlngi PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices K.rby Drug Stores AMMONIUM NITRATE I will have a car hen D»t w«k for local *btrl»«U»m. €•• if Paul D Phones 3118 or 3153 Foster KythtviB*, Ark. •v _L

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