The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 9, 1947
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t Aiifr KOUh BLYT1IBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 0, 1947 Lange Defeats Crimson Tide ? Wildcats Win Kiddie League Championship Central Team Held ' Scoreless; Victors Make 3 Touchdowns The Lange Wildcats completely overwhelmed the Central Crimson Tide, outguessing them on every play and defeated them 20 to 0 in itie final-game of the Chickn&uv Club's grammar school football league at Haley Field last night to claim the 1947 ; city Championship. | • '. Suarked by brilliant running ol j their ;two all-city backflcld ' star.i, Sili Erntton and Jim Swift, the | Wil(j3it5 scored touchdowns In the | first, 'and final periods, and bent the T;de, at their defensive game. I^.npe's fcrward ivuH, shewed sur- sir.g streneth on the defense and cdmplbteiy out-rushed the Tide's line, which has been rated as the best in the league. The Wildcats' - line lie'd the Centra! team to two first flownis" while the Lange back field. $vas chaiklng up eight. J Central Threatens 'Central offered- by one serious I threat during J-he game. It came in i the early minutes of the first f-er- iod when the Tide recovered a Wr.c'.uat fumble on the Lange 34- yu.-inine. But that was as far as tilv Tide ever p>f. The Lin"c fi>-- w'erdiwall dug in and stopped the off-tackle slants of Johnny Halseil and 'Tommy Moslcy and Lange j playolrs took over on their own 28; on d'owns and marched to their: first louchdown. ' \ Bratton moved the ball to the mid-field stripe on a fake reverse. i"id end around. Shannon Langley,! Wildcat halfback, tried to circle end but was thrown for. five yard loss. • Bratton sca«ipercd around end iiU the way to the Central 32. S\vif{ cut between tackle and^encl to move the ball into scoring po- sitiort on the Tide's 18 and -Bratton scored on the next play by'circl- ing end. Lindley's attempt conver- son failed and'Lange led 6-0. Abbut mid-way of the; secnnd period the Tide Iv.Ueinpted to open nn aerial offensive but found the Wildcat defence too strong us Jim Swift intercepted one of B.vaine Graham's £ tosses on his own 33 yard mcrivr lo halt, the drive. . The rest of the second p^rrxl - was played ?"• mid-fie.d as both lines battled it out defensively. Two Final I'eripd Touchdowns • Lange's'other two scores cam" in the fourth period nfter the Wildcats took^a Central punt on their Win Grade School Grid Championship Living up l<> tlu-ir name (lie I.:in?c \Vililc'al.> thi'lr way to n 20 to fl vii-tory over the ('(Mitral f.'nmson Tide to liccume Ilic. first (jrade seliunl football city chnmplnm In the history uf lll.vlheville. Alrmbrrs of tin- Wildcats team are sliotvn here. Lett on r]R-hl—front row—Tommy Wise, Mjjr., Jodie Hull, .Ive IJallas, Dcwaync Holllrielil, Charley I'cnn Jr., nntl .lack C'onley. Second roir—Ocue 1'enn, Itubrrt Conley, (M'.ii-enr,- Hall, (ienc «»yd, James McDermiitl, !\I:ix IIIII, ficm- Hill, Sli.innon r,:in s li',v, Hilly HayneM, John Morgan, Kumiie Mnsli-y t Thtr.l row— ISewiic Hayes, Jim Simrs, Hilly Kratlun, Jerry Sikiis. i:illv Sharp, Jim Swift. Harvey Hinson, Dullns Mays anil :\. .1. ShcKrin. Coaehrs Freeman Jcrnigun, left side anil Dan CiildtVcll.—(Courier News I'holo.) Wholesalers defeat Hays Store Team Infield errors commiU-i'1 by the lays Store -softhall team and ate rally by the Saliba Wholcftilc line, (jave the wholesalers an 10 h i victory over the retailers in ih second game of the CiLy Softball League at Walker Park last nil-lit Led by pitcher Jack Whittle, who poumted out two home runs in an effort to overcome the Salllm nin the grocers outhit their opponents H .to 9 but 10 infield error; aided the wholesale team in then- rout. The game started in appeared to be. a pitchers' duel between Whittle and Harvey Dorris of the Saliba team, but the wholesalers went wild in the sixth line seventh innings, scoring a total o: 15 runs in the final frames. A. Bevill led the victors al tin olate rapping out two singles in fivi trips. Whlltle paced the losers, net ting two homers and a walk in fou trips. tn the first game of Uie night Phillips Motor Co. scored 10 runs i 'he last two innings to overcome III Ark-Mo Power nine 13 to 5. Ark Mo led the mechanics until the fata lixth when the Phillips team jump- on Ward. Ark-Mo hurlcr. lor thru unearned runs. They came- hack ii the last of the .seventh lo add -seven more tallies to the insul'. The l/oy Eich nine plays the Charley's Electric team and Owens Drns meets Phillips Motor.; in Tuesday night's games. Dear, Oh Deer! Johnny Beazley Makes Good On Baseball's Comeback Road NEW YC'RK, May o. <UP) — if tl -ere isn't rocm in cold, commercial baseball today for a gciill-'- rnan with a big heart, then put down the name of Billy Soiith- t worth as a failure, 1 But if in this big business there is still a chance for a |iuy who will give a change to another guy, mark in nostril Billy us a champions of the first degree. £cu'hw:n'th, and the memory is painful, can't forget how his own sen, Miij. Billy Southworth. Jr.. Johnny straight „,„,„ !2 to 5 49. S^vift--found- a big hole in bering combat hero, plunged to his death > in the waters of New York City's 1 Flushing Buy as pilot of an Ill-filled l:cmb?r shortly uefcrc the start of the 19-15 season. ' That is why he had a heiii'l for another young hero. Rerz'ry, who also was a ^re'it baseball hero when both of them were v.-itli the c.irdinals in 13-12. In that year Beaslcy won 21 games .is a rookie for South worth and we'll .••n to two world series gam '*, Including the clincher, from the N'?w York Y.inV.ces. KCBJslcy came hack to the Cardinals last year, touted as the oer,t voun" rieht hanrlnr in Ihe business, ncvrr reached his pre-war roi'k again and it was thoucMt that he was through. But a few days: ami. Southworth. remcmbcr- tiie Ber.z'.ey ot '42 and remcm- from the Card:; fur a soug. Johnuy wasn't hi strange company with the Dravr-s. lie Joiucotl Charley Barrett .uid Ernie While a couple ol otlior pitchers who had once starred with Southwonh al St. Louis butf who had fallcr- LM later, lie joined brittle Johnnj Hcp;>, who they said vms too frai tn be a standout, and Danny Lit \\hiler. who was loulctl ill St. Loul ;>s just iinother war-time ball play cr. .lolmtiv Cjets His Chance tory, n three-hitter in 35-rlegroc %vcathor. Hank Mnjefki continued his liar.l lUing us the Athletics topped t^e li-c^ J n.s In a night, same ;iL -St. Louis, 5 Lo ;i. He yot two hits nu.i batted in two runs lo support Poii MiirchitUon's .six-liib twirling for the A's. Bob Mimcricf was Ihe Icse", as the Urowns sank deeper into the American Lcngitc bnscmcnt. A New York at Cleveland donVc header and a single game, Washington nL Detroit, were frozen out in the American. Yesterday's star ~ Rookie Bobby Thomson of the Giants who pice-:I a 1 to 4 victory over the Reds with a liomer and two triples. Fcrticr, Worsftam Lead In Houston Go// Tourney HOUSTON. .lini Fei'fief, rons- champion from S.ui t L/JW Worshani c f ' ]>acc v d the !L*J'I nil rouiTd <'f the SlD.CJUO en u>uii':ini''iit '.itla M,iy !). <UP> — :uid Pa.. ScuU nvurth i:a\ - e Johnny his. chtince ycstordav and the bliick-l haired >-oun>; imm from Nashville. | Temi., c;'.]iie throui'.h handsomely, pitching (he Braves lo their third victory over the Pirates. He uot plenty of hitting Ml|>;>oit ami coasted in the late innings when he st-pined a little tirrd .hut ho slrurk out seven batter.* ami at times seemed as fast as he was in 13-12. Rorkic E.irl TovncBon, hit tint; hi.s third homer in us nuniy uomes. started Jloston otl to victory with ix Lwp-nm clout in tile third inning. Pol) Klliott, who got four hits snb- i Seeks Competition Y-, GttEENWOOl"> LAKE. N May 9. (XJP»— Wplie..*\viM:;ia cliinn- pion Kay (Sutjun Robinson, ptuni-cd. by a lack nf suitable opponents, said today he \\oiikl quit the welterweight ranks ai ihu e.'ul of l!M7 Houston cp- alter icy's yesterday. | Both Fcrner ;nui Worsl'am, a reconlly turnivi ]>ro, caino in ii:ree- iindcr-par. Tli'j former set his initrl; curly «n t-ie afternoon being tuiuntt; t' 1 *' firv. pl-iyers to c'iin])lelc 18 holes in Ih't 72-]ioIo test. Wor- .sliam'ii bust. !io!f \vn> the Slid-; arcl I5tli where he .sh(.t aa eagl«; i)jjcc_ Jtniiny neiumvt of Oj:ti. Calif., k'a<lin;,; ]non«r, p v;inuer vi the var ^ni co-fiivori'-j \vilh 13 en lUv.aii of Hct'slicy, i';i , shot ei I'AlicalJy to fiiiisn \\-iih -\ '(.". whiio Bar.U'.m lien curded '* 72. Lookouts to Play Mead's In League for Atnatcurs The BlylhirviPo I^outo Two IhokouUs wilt I'nlerliihi Mead's BlyLhcville Tigev;i on '.he Prur-.iiscd Land diamond Sunday at^rnoon in one of th? too names (if the Mississippi County Amateur l-asc- ball League. Other pairnvjs Jn the 'eayue Sunday arc Litlle River :it Huffman. Cooter at Manila, Yi'i bn- at Number Nine, ai?d Aniiorrl tit Lutes. Coach Carl nryaut of tht: Tigers, stated today that he cither D. .J^ McLoTd \Valden on ihi mound the Lookouts. A. 'J. Duclos, mftn- ager of the Lookouis, will j.u,b- ably give 'ho starting nod to A. W. West, For Ihvce months the deer seen above has been n regular daily attendant at the 19-pupil school at Ferguson's Corners, N. Y. The orphaned doe took refuge on nearby Dykemau fcinn and beeaniK auch a pet that she accompiinics the lour Uykemitn children to school each ctay. 1 i^r presence is accepted ;is rouline. Above, she cyea the phologrupher as Mis. Lcc Fake, Oic Uachcr, gives a spelling lesson. ^ Babe Ruth to Set Up Foundation Devoted to Interests of Youth to ratnpaign Uu: middle-' Currier News Want Evcty living human being on earth today. If brought together, could stand in a single field only 12 miles square - NEW YORK. May 0. (UP) — Babe Ruth, who never got much of a break a s a kid himself, announced yesterday that he was establishing and making the first contribution to a charitable fund which will be "devoted to the interests of the youth of America." Details of the program were announced by his old friend. Melvin Cordon Lowenstein. his attorney for many years. "The organization -«H> 'as known as the Babe Ruth Foundation. Incorporated." Lowenstein said. "The trustees will be A. B. Chandler, would rtart commissioner of baseball; Will L( on Harridgc. president of the Amer- iigainst, icnn Lcapnc; ford Frick. president of the National League; Grantland Rice, famous sports column- | 1st; J. Paul Carey of New Yov'c.j a friend of Ruth's; and Emory C. Perry of Chicago, a wealthy spartsman who gave Chandler the irten for Babe Ruth Day." | iLowenstein. who also will be a trustee, said that the fund will be used to "aid and assist American youth to achieve good character from participation in sports. "The fund will oiler scholarships and prizes to underprivilcgc boys not necessarily connected witi^ .sports." he said. ^fli Plans for administration of ^e fund will bu worked out later. It will be up to the trustees to decide who will benefit from the contributions, also how money will be raised. Steel OU Barrel Racks Anj Sixe T. L MABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. PH. S627 OW-. the center ofv.thc Tide -forward; deserved *-all and'-went unchecked to the 29-yard sirip of Central. Bratton victory. ra:ert around end .to score easily on the next play. Bratton hit center for the extra point making the score 13-0 for Lange. The final touchdown came in the closing seconds of the game when .ShAnriOn Langley reached in the air to pull down one of Central's desperate lost second passes on the Tide's 20 and raced untoucho- ami drove in [our runs. *'kut? s:iorlsto;> Mutiny Fernandez with three hits also starred. Konkie We'.dor. Westlake hit a Pittsburgh homer. The r-'.tlbs pulled in a secoiul- m'pliH'e tie with Ihe Craves bv bcal- _. , ini: the Phils twice at Philadelphia. '2 to 1 behind Hank wy.;c's 1,'ot.s rim, lo Knlcrtuin Vlrtnrs »<•>'"»>' nine-hit pitching and 8 to The crplain oof the Wildcat team 1 '< when they scored six runs in the nntl men-bers of Ihe a!l-eitv srmatl, eighth innni« of the second 15111110, along with coaches of the six Ictinis, will be the suicsl of the also that the youm; man chance, picked him Lions Club at their lunchcon- meelin^ next week, where will b? ninde. The Diid-Cason Post, of American Lc;:ion will present cha'.iipinns Ihe championsiui) for Ihrec successive years. I" th'.s case, the trophy will be retained by them and a new one awarded to the next champion teum. I the the ed over the goal line. Lange's try Lange team with the American Lc:or extra point was good and the, gion trophy, as a reward for their game ended at this j-oint. winning the city championship. Central's two all-city linemen. The trcpiiy will be theirs aloni; '•'" right end Street Touchstone and they remain city right guard Billy Michael were they should- win "constantly breaking through lo the Wildcat secondary and upscttinr, plays. Tommy Mosley, Ihe fourth member -.'of Blythevil'.e's famous football family, played beautiful defensive football, pulling in from his halfback slot and stopping Wildcat b^cks that appeared loose for a touchdown. In spite of the overcast ski-rs ami chilly night air, some SOD spectators filed'into t - ne stands to watch the first championship game. A bit of color .was added to the game _ by the cheering sections of both Hinson IJ T . Hay schools, with their leaders dress- Bratton Q3 Graham ed in schbol colors of Crimson ant! Laitgley B'l Mnsley white and green "and white, thoy Hayes [*'' Hniscl! urged their respective teams on to swift T'B McUrwtc two on Andy pafko's homer. The Ciianfs catne from behind with three-run rallies in the sixth and the eighth to top Cincinnati. 7 to 4. at Kew York as K?n Trinkle chalked up ins third .straight relief victory to become the lending "fireman" in "the majors. Bobby Thomson .'.parked one threc-nr.i rally with a two-run triple and added another three-burner ami homer lo pice the winners while Ray Lamanno and Bob Usher hit hoiners for thr> reds. t'anls Defeat Hrooklyn Harry Brccheen's six-hit pitch- ins; gave the St. Louis The starting lineups for the two 5 to 1 victory over Brooklyn. Tie, Cards came out of their battini, slump with a 13-hit attack led by Terry Moore's 11.roe hits. Stan Mn- Mal xvns sidelinr-d hv a mild case of ptom.'i'.i" poisoning, hut Dick Sisler*d him and i;ot two hits. Brooklyn's '.easiu- lead, was rcducrd to 23 -,M'icentai:e points. The Red Kox \von their fourth teams were: Lange Central Player Pos PV.iyir Mnv RF ... T.nichr.tone Eimcs RT H.i:l Hall Hr. Mi-.'hanl Lloyd C Hoover Hill LG C..X Slaughter I.T Miller AFFECTS YOUR Raises, Cuts, Promotions, Layoffs Often Depend on Hotv Much the Firm Sells ill a row on their important Western trip and moved within a hull garni- of first place by topping the White Sr-x. 3 In 0 at Ohiraso, Dave Uloo) Ferris;, scored his second vie- Si I • fvery Shelf a Freezer Shelf • Convenient Upright Position • Saf« Z«ro Degree Food Storage 6 CU. FT. foods »I1 y«w 'round!. Bo convenient and economical too Tdt'n a hom« T. Upright — easier to locate and rearrange food. Inside doors arc hinged and form shelve* to aid In shifting food around. One-piece steel calituet. smart Durilnx finish. Acid-resisting porceUln interior, l.itge noa-refrigcratcd, ono i dry Btor»g« tin. EASY BUDGET TERMS MECHANIC —IHki-iiilverlisiiiK. It sells r(OcK$s. Anil \vlirn sales j;o up, our shop is plenty .My wifo ami 1 c.iti tlien real , peace of mind. t WAITUKSS — Ailverlisini; my ho:is dues means nion- tip* in my pocket. Adverlismg otlier fir-tns do means more husiiiess, Ktcadier jobs for my ruslomrrs iirul bff.i^cr tips in my pockrl. .So I'm ail Tor plenty of aclverti:;inj;. HOOKKKKPKR--I know wli.-il n (UlTcrence :ulvrrli:;in;; made hi my firm . . . made our vo'.nmo fnnr times as hit; in fi\'c years. No-.v instead (if just hcinj; a clerk, " 1 have seven people \vorr; ing for mo. N EXT time you hear or read advertising, just stop and analyze how it affects you. ' Its purpose is to sell goods or services. More sales mean more work to bo done. That means more jobs in the firm that advertises . . . and more jobs in the hundred and one {inns with which it does business. It's a never- ending chain. Now when more jobs open up, that moans more security for everyone. It means promotion to many, with wago increases. It means opportunity—par- and ticularly for friends and cons daughters of present employees. Whether or not you work for a firm that advertises, remember that this modern method of mass personal selling affects your company's business and its future. Hence it affects your job and your future. Advertising, by selling goods, starts businesses humming, makes them bigger. That's how advertising affects your job. For tomorrow,'it creates op-' porfunity . . . for today, it makes your job more secure. Way*, 1. Brings you better goods for less money. 2. Makes shopping more pleasant and easier. 3. Has given us the world's highest standard of living; BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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