The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 23, 1949
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rxce EIGHT BLYTHEVTLLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS ' MONDAY, MAY 23,1949 Me/ Parnell Outhurls Detroit's Virgil Trucks in 12-lnning Duel; (Jar Js and Giants Split Twin Bill t Bj Jo* Relchler 5 ' (Al«M.'lat«l Press SporU Writer) •t U»rw Jo« McCarthy and his pennant hopeful Boston Red Sox can U»nk their lucky «t»rs for pllclier Mel Parnell. £ Red Sox (ana hate lo Ihink where their favorites would be today were itSiot for the stylish lefthander from New Orleans. It's a cinch Boston w«uJd be much worse off lhan its current 14-14 sixth place rating, SOUTHKKN I.KAGUK W £-. Atlanta 18 11 Birmingham 19 13 New Orleans 20 Little Rock 18 16 Mobile ..... intlanooga While th« rest o[ the pitching* stiff has been floundering around, 1 has been well nigh sensa- The 26-year-old .sophomore hi* made seven starts and completed them all. But that tells only hit the story. He has won six and lost one. His only defeat wai> by Cleveland, 4-3, and it took the Indians 12 Innings to do tt. Two of his triumphs were shutouts. Three others were one- run margins, 2-1, 3-2, and 4-3. Twice he had to go Into extra Innings to win. Mel has allowed only 12 runs and 51 hits in 69-1^3 Innings. He's walked 28 and struck out 32. : One ol his overtime triumphs came yesterday when tlie blond six- footer had to wait until the 12th before he was able to eke out a 3-1 decision over Virgil Trucks and the Detroit Tigers. To .nake it n perfect day for the favorite son of | t$e'Louisiana Parnclls. Mel drove, in tivo runs including the gnmc-win- '. ping tally with a 12th inning single. \j 'Parnell, who never has been ueftt- ep by the-Tigers, now i.s the first American Lc'ague pitcher with six- victories. ,-:t's been "gloomy Sunday" for the Indians this season. When the Philadelphia Athletics whipped them twice yesterday, 5-4 and '(-3, it marked the sixth and seventh Sunday losses in as many games for Swedish Mat man To Meet Monday With Oldtimers Tex Rtley and Swede Nelson wiil combine their wrestling techniques tonight agiiinsl n pail of toiiRh olct- (i»iers A Bill Gunny no<l Stocky Ktieilscn. in Hie lag match [en lure of tlie American Legion's wrestling bouts at the Memorial Auditorium. This will be the second appearance here of Nelson who made his grappling bow Ijcfore a Blytheville crowd last week when he teamed with Rlley to win over Finis Hull and Henry Hnll In a tag bout. A 205-pound bone twister of Swedish ancestry. Nelson proved himself a capable performer lust week when he combine/ excellent footwork with x smooth brand of scientific unip- '>IJIJR In his appenraitcn here le has been wrestling professional- only n short while. Tonight'* appearance will be the first here for Kneilsen in over year. The be-whlskered toughic returned lo tlie circuit only recently and made two appearances in Joncs- boro before coming here. In the two one-fall prelimlnarj bouls that will precede the mail the Tribe. The crippled world champions now are in seventh place six and a half games behind the front running New York Yankees, ;ken Raffensberger, veteran left- hander of the Cincinnati He<ts. came within a single of pitching a no- hitter for the third time in two seasons. The 31-year-old Pemisyl- variian shut out Brooklyn, 3-0. on one hit in the second game of doublehearter In Cincinnati. The Dodgers took the opener. 3-0. as Don Newcombe. rookie Negro right- hander, won his first start, Raffensberger had a no-hitter until the eighth. 'The Boston Braves tied tlie New York Giants 1m- the National Lea- Sue leadership, beating the Chicago Cubs, 7-2 while the Qiants divided t doubleheader with the Cardinals 1n St. Louis. The Redblrds won the opener. 3-2, on Stan Mustal's three-run homer in the third. The Giants walloped' six pitchers in the finale for a 13-4 triumph. Dick Slsler's pinch hit double In the ninth inning scored ,'ack Mayo with the run that gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh in the first game of scheduled doubleheader. The aec- ond game wss postponed by rain. The Chicago White Box scored all their runs in the last two Innings to defeat Washington, fi-4 Clyde Shoun, recently obtained from the Braves, won his rirs American League game, in relief. Rain washed out the doublchead «r between the St. IjOTiis Brown; »nd New York Yankees tn New York. event Riley will tangle will) Knell sen and Canny will lake on Nelson .. IS .. 14 rmphis NATIONAL ew York . oston •ooklyn . . nclnnati . illadelphia tt-sbui-Rh . , Louts . . lilcago . .. LEAGUE W ( 4 19 12 19 12 17 15 .... 16 15 .... 15 IS .... 14 18 ....12 17 10 18 Pet ,621 .594 .55<i .345 .503 .4S4 ,4(i7 .242 Pet .613 613 ,531 ,516 .500 .438 .414 .357 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L .... 19 10 19 14 16 15 16 15 11 16 14 14 levelnnd H 15 t. Louis » 22 York liiladelphia lilca<io . etroit ashlnslon Pet 655 .576 .516 .516 515 .500 .423 ,200 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION New Oilcans 5-5. Memphis 4-4 Little Rock 12-5, Mobile 7-4 Chnttanooua 11-8, Atlanta 4-10 Niishvilte 15-9. Birmingham 9-10 NATIONAL l,E»r.1)F St. Louis 4-3. New York 2-13 Brooklyn 3-0, Cincinnati 0-2 Philadelphia 6. Pittsburgh 5 (Second gamr postponed, wet grounds) Boston 7, Chicago 2 Pelicans Dump Chicks Twice; Pebs W/n Two Ry The Associated Press New Orleans scored a double victory over the Memphis Chicks in Southern Association play yesterday and advanced from fourth lo third tn the standings. The scores were identical—5 to 4. Little Rock blasted Mobile twice — 12 to 7 and 5 to 4—to move up from fifth to fourth place. The double defeat dropped the Bears from third to fifth place. Atlanta snapiwd Chattnooga's winning streak. After the Lookouts copped the opener II to 4, the Crackers won the nightcap 10 lo 8 Birmingham and Nashville also divided a twin bill. The Vols won the mntlnee 15 to 8 and the Alabamians won the second affair 10 to 9. Atlanta remains in first place with Birmingham a close second. New Orleans round It nccessarj to snuff out late Memphis uprising In both games to hand (Jie Chick their 24th and 25lh defeats out o 33 starts. Little Rock wns forced to conn from behind in liotii lilts with Mo bile. Eti;hl rims in the eighth In nlng turned the trick in the Hi lifter. A run In the last Innin turned the tide In the second game Andy Sierra won his third an fourth games in a relief role as h hurled the Travelers to victory both canios. He relieved Charlc Glddens In the eighth frame of tl: first contest and took over in th seventh of the nightcap. Johnny Creel and Duke Doolitt each got five lilts to pace tlie Trav elers' 28-hit attack in the twin bi itote's Ducks Unlimited Committee fo Aid in National Waterfowl Drive Legion Juniors Defeat Luxora In Practice Game Blytheville's American Legion Junior baseball learn defeated the Luxora juniors 7 to 3 In a practice tilt-played at Walker Park yesterday \ afternoon. Lefty-Don Bunch opened on the hill for Blythveille giving up only rbrec hit.s in the *even innings that hft worked, Phillips took over in tne eighth and allowed two safe blo\vs in .the last two framw. It^Vas the Colton Pickers fourth practice till vie tory th I.s sc a.son They are scheduled lo open their Fifth. District League play here, nexf Sunday against the Caraway Leeipn nine. The Cotton Pickers collected a lo- tal of nine hits off Luxora'.s hurling Including two double? by Bunch and"a triple by Montroe Holland. Major League Leaders Batting — Marshall, New Yoi .371; Kiner. Pittsburgh and Kaza. SI. Louis JS6 Runs — Marshall, New York 29 }ark, Boston, Lockmnn, Nciv Yor nd Gordon, New York 27 Runs batted in — Roblnsoi Brooklyn 28; Mize, New York 27 Hits — Dark. Boston and Lock nan. Now York 47 Doubles — Jones. Philadelphia 1: Robinson, Brooklyn 11 Triples — Smallcy. Chicago r uri!lo, Brooklyn and Thompso New York 3 Home rims — Mi/e, New York Klner. Pittsburgh 8 Stolen bases — Robinson. Brool lyn 6: Hcrmaiiski. Brooklyn, Rccs Brooklyn, and Loekman, New Yo Pitching — Branca, Brooklyn B 1.000; Helutzelman, Philadelphia •l-l .800 Strikeouts — Branca, Brooklyn 19; Spahn, Boston 36 American Leaeue Batting — Zernal. Chicago .366; Dlmagglo, Boston .349 Runs — Joost, Philadelphia 40; Williams, Boston 2fi nuns batted in — Williams, Boston 32. \Vert7. Detroit 31 Hits — Kcll, Detroit 46; Zernal, Chicago 45 Doubles — Zernlnl, Chicago 15; Chapman, Philadelphia 12 Triples — Mitchell, Cleveland 5; Valo. Philadelphia 4 Home runs — Stephens. Boston 10; Williams. Boston and Joost Philadelphia 8 Stolen bases — Dilincer. St. 4; Tcbbttts, Boston. Mitchell. Cleveland. Valo. Philadelphia and Robertson. Washington 3 Pitching — Lonat. New York 4-0 1.000: Parncll. Boston 6-1 .857 Strikeouts — Ncwhouser, Delrol' 40; Trucks. Detroit 37 AMERICAN LEAC.UF. Philadelphia 5-7. Cleveland 4-3 Chicago 6, Washington 4 Baslon 3. Detroit 2 (12 innings) St. Louis at New Yoik, rain Toclav's Games SOUTHERN LEAGtB Niehl Games New Orleans at Memphis AManta al Chatt'immsa Mobile at Little Rock Birmingham at Nashville MTTLE ROCK. May 23—Arkan-4 is .sportsmen will be asked to con- •ibute $8,000 Ihls year as their tare of the national campaign to aise $429.000 for restoration of uck breeding areas In Canada, rover T. Owens of Little Rock, halrman of the Arkansas Ducks Jnlimlted Committee, announced oday. Mr. Owens said the co/nniittee 111 seek 200 new members in the late this year. Members of Ducks Unlimited, otinded in 1937 to raise funds for ils purpose, have donated more lan $2.000,000 to the work thus far. he Arkansas chairman said Tills •car DU committees In 45 of the 8 states are .seeking contributions o continue the program, and sonic lave already made substantial pro. <ress toward meeting the quotas. e added. There is no fixed members, ip fee i Ducks Unlimited. Mr. Owens said, but each contributor is asked ,o pive what he can to this nonprofit sportsmen's organ!.'.•it'-'i Contributions may be deducted from ncome tax purposes, he exolainerl ind may be sent to the committee at 923 Pyramid Building. Little Rock, or Riven to any member of (he commiticc C. A. Roth of Little Rock is treasurer of the committee 'Duck? Unlimited Is not a oressure croup." said Mr. Owens. "It '. no position on leKislnttrm. Tl's primary purpose Is lo provide, fron I'car to vear. the maximum water fowl hunting opportunities upon th North American conthiet consisten with Ihe nrenenlnation of a con Miming adequate supply of water fowl." NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Chicago Only game scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit al Boston St. Louis at New York, night Chicago at Washington, night Cleveland at Philadelphia, night Hayti All-Stars To Tangle With onesboro Team St.-Louis Cardinals Arrange Try-Out Camp For Boys in 3 States Tfif St. Louis Cardinals will con- ducC a try-out camp for young baseball players in West Tennessee. East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri at Bumham Field til Dyersburg, Tenn, June 2-4, it \vas an- Maxim Favored to Beat Lesnevich in 15-Rounder CINCINNATI. Mny 23— WPi—I will be slufigcr Gus Lescnvlcrl against fancy boxer Joey Maxtn here tonight for National Roxin: Association recognition as Amcricni lightweight champion. at slake In the 15-roilliti boil at the Cincinnati sarrten will b a possible crack for I IK winner world's licht hravvwcieht rhamp ion Frrdclip Mills of Lnndnn, Eric [and. Promoter Sam Becker he has a verbal nRreemmt that Mil xvill meet the winner in an outdoo scran here in September. The odds held today at 6 lo in favor of Maxim. Tigers of Armorel Win 2-1 Decision From Number 9 Tlie Armorel Tigers pushed across a single lally 'n the last half of the eighth Inning lo break a 1-1 deadlock and defeat Ihe Number Nine Miners 2-1 in a K«me played at Armorel Park yesterday afternoon. The Tigers put together two sin- files and tw-o infield outs to coax across the winning tally after the i Miners had tied the s*core in the top half of the eighth to break up '• a tleht pitching duel between Ken McWhorter of the Tigers and Gro- vcr Whittle of the Niners. j Both pitchers went the route with McWhorter cnrvlnR a neat three- j hitter while Whittle yielded only four safe blows. It was the first Eame of the season for the two clubs, giving tlie Ticers a 1-0 edge. A return game will be played on the Number Nine field later this season. Horton. Armorel cenler fieldei was the only player of either teai to collect more than one hit. F3 banked out two singles in three of ficial times al bat. Read Courier News Want Ads. Sports Roundup by Hugh Fullerlun, Jr. nformallon of the "Nfonopoly A.! 3." In boxing have left three of this town's most experienced matchmakers looking foi jobs. Andy Nfed- crreitcr, Chlckle Eogad and Nat Rogers all are out . , . And as one veteran commented: "They've got all the arenas but no fighters." . . . Paul Burrls, the big Oklahoma U. guard, has gone to work in the Odessa, Tex., oil fields to toughen up for his pro chores with the Packers next fall . . . Probably NEW YORK, May 23—W'j—Ac ording to Mr. Inside Information, ie unidentified character who Is iptjoscd to know everything, you an look for a pro basketball blow- ff before July 4. It probably will Ind up In a courtroom somewhere . Tlie idea is that those Ken- ucky boys aren't happy about the ackagc deal they made for them- elvcs with the National Basket- all League after authorizing CJoach 1 uiolph Rupp to deal with the Basketball League of America for hem . . . Malcolm Laney, Alabama's nd coach, must teach Iris boys to :atch, run and hit. Five of the ix football players on tile 'Bama baseball srpiad are end candidates . When Mamie Cossman left its post as Flint (MIch.> Journal .ports editor after 20 years in the vriting racket, Michisan football writers presented him a book: "How to Write Sports." One Mown. Plenty to do It was during one of the spring golf tournaments that Fred Haas. Jr.. tlie New Orleans pro. ran into sour putting streak just before he was due to tee off . . . Fred appealed to Henry Picard for advice and Henry siigecMcd learning that long smooth putting stroke Bobby Jones used to use . . . "Show me just how. .so I call get it down right." Haas asked . . . "Son," Picard replied sarlly, "you can't Bet i dou-n in one toiinia/uenf You'll have to spend all summer on it." Monday Maltinee Tlie maneuvers leading up to the Mia) KS1 Hu\ Office Opens at 1:00 Show Starts at 7:3U Last Time Today Irving Berlin's "EASTER PARADE" (IN TECHNICOLOR) Judy Garland Frcil Aslaire Peter Lawford Chapter i:i of BKUCE GENTRY Tuesday "BLONDIE'S BIG DEAL Shorts and Serial Penny Singleton Arthur Lake Serial: Chapter 13 of "BRUCE GENTRY" ie most satisfied "booster" when id Nichols was elected to base- all's hall of fame was Ty Cobb Ty liad been "campaigning" r Nichols for a couple of years. Resd Courier News Want Ad». BLYTHtV I LLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts Weekdays 1:WI p.m. julurday and Sunday: Continuoiu showing (ram 1:1X1 pro. l.ast Time 7'oday (IHHJBLK FEATURE) 'MONSIEUR VERDOUX" with Martha Raye. Isobel Klsom, and Robert Lewis "CROSSFIRE" with Robert Young, Itobert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, and Gloria Grahame ALso rurtoon and Late World News KVKKY TUESDAY IS SCREEN TEST NIGHT 1 Tuesday 'NIGHTMARE ALLEY" with Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, and Helen Walker Also Shorts HAYTI. Mo., May 23.—The Hayti 11-Stars will make their second y for a victory tonisht with the OUR Jonesboro Red Sox turnlsh- the opposition in a sche- uled for 8 o'clock at the Hayti ark. Dick Hilderbrand i.s slated to Vmrl or the All-Stars against probably Cenny Mcrritt. the Armorel, Ark., ce oi the Red Sox. Lou Weiss will nurtle the catching chores lor the Ul-Stars. In their first ontlng of the sea- on Thursday night the All-Stars roppcd a 3-1 decision to the fast :opoba nine of Cape Oirardcau. The Hayti High School band will innish special music with a con- ert In pre-game ceremonies. NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:IMI p.m Matinee Saturday & SundiT Sxt.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent Sbowinj Manila, Ark. wj KVERY NIGHT THEATRE OSCEOU YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Hoi Office Opens at 1 Week Nliht- Show Starts at 7:30 Matinee Saturday * Sunday at 'i p.m. witii continuous showing last Time Today "LAST BANDIT" with William Klllntt Also Short* Last Time Today (He chased her until she caught him!) "MY DEAR SECRETARY" Laralne Day Kurt Douglas Keenan Wynn News of the Day A- Cartoon Tuusclay nounced today. The camp will br open to all pin rrs botacou the aees ot n and who. have completed high schnol. Players will be required tn furnish their own equipment while attending the camp. Tuesday 'IN THIS CORNER" with Scnll Bratlv and Annabel Shaw AIM) Shorts BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Seats on Sale al the Legion Arena from 6 p.m. Every Monday Monday, May 23 ADULTS 50c — CHILDREN 15« New Starting Time 8:15 Bo * SEATS 15e EXTRA M li RR-S BARGAIN NIGHT! All Tickets 13c "SCUDDA-HOO SCUDDA-HAY" (IN TECHNICOLOR) .lime Haver I.on Mct'allistcr Also Cartoon (Tai TAG MATCH RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SWEDE NELSON and TEX RILEY versus BILL CANNY and STOCKY KN1ELSEN Alto 2 1-Fall 30-Minute Matches Monday and Tuesday mnwwt unm ROIEII YOUNG CUMMINGS Riley >». Knielsen Canny vs. Nelson W»rner News »nd Short FREE too Gallons Oi Gasoline With Each Car or Truck You Buy on This 10 DAY SALE of Select USED CARS and TRUCKS This sale begins immediately. From now unlil midnight, May 31, we will give you absolutely free 100 gallons o/ gjisolinc \vith each Select Used Car or truck you buy. Nol only that, bul we invite you to check these prices and see these cars . . .a big value itself. Check These New Low Prices No. 330—1037 ntSnln 1-door Sedan, black colnr, runs and drives well...$39ri. No. 361—1931 Chevrolet 'i-dnor. in junci condition, lias new IS inch wheels anrt tires.. .SIM.iO. No. 365—1940 Bulck 4-dnor Sedan, a thoroughly clean car ... 5795. 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You are protected when you buy a used rar at Shclton Motor Co. Every car is a Select Used Car . . . thai means it has been reconditioned and so can be guaranteed. There is no chance of a car or truck being misrepresented. So when you look around for a good buy in a used car, come to Shelton Motor Co., where you can be sure. SHELTON MOTOR CO 215 S. 2nd. Phone 4438

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